Faculty of Medical Sciences

The Faculty of Medical Sciences at Eben-Ezer University of Minembwe (UEMI) was created in 2008 with one department of public health. In 2012, the faculty expanded its courses and organized two more departments of Nursing and Community Health. The Faculty of Medical Sciences has already trained 78 graduates out 275 students enrolled. The Faculty of Medical Sciences in rural context of Minembwe is committed train students for quality and relevant services to local communities. Students learn to make a life by dealing with preventable and curable diseases. Students specialize in planning and management of health care; hospital and clinical orientation. The Faculty contributes to knowledge about HIV/AIDS epidemiology and management through participation in public awareness and prevention and social researches. about diseases.

Knowledge, Awareness, and Perception of Minembwe Reproductive Age Women

Knowledge, Awareness, and Perception of Minembwe Reproductive Age Women on the Use of Modern Contraceptive Method

Freddy Rukema Kaniki

Abstract:-The struggle to have a choice whenever women and girls want to control pregnancy has been a great challenge as far as human history. The majority of rural women in sub-Saharan Africa have little or inadequate information on modern birth control. This study was conducted to assess the knowledge, awareness, and perception of Minembwe women of reproductive age on the use of modern contraceptive methods. This was a descriptive study that collected primary data through a structured questionnaire distributed to women who consented to participate in the study and data collected was analyzed using IBM-SPSS version 21.0. There were 370 participants of which the... Read More

Modern Birth Control Methods, a Discourse of a Sub-Saharan African Rural Community

Modern Birth Control Methods, a Discourse of a Sub-Saharan African Rural Community: The Case of Minembwe, Drc

Freddy Rukema Kaniki, Lazare Sebitereko Rukundwa

The decision for couples to freely choose the number of children and spacing pregnancies continue to be an issue in some settings, particularly in the African context where traditional culture, religious belief, social environment, and gender equity deeply continue to influence lifestyle and health behaviors. This matters as it reflects the extent to which women have the...  Read More