She added; "One of them was a total home-based confinement which was hindering normal movement of people living with HIV to health facilities, making it impossible to obtain HIV services including clinical follow-up and drug refill."
On top of that, Mugwaneza pointed out that the government requested all health facilities to give all support to patients with HIV patients.
In addition the government has ensured sufficient supplies of HIV commodities (drugs and health products), she says.
The latest statistics from RBC indicate that, the HIV prevalence among adults, aged 15-49 years, was 2.6 per cent and 3 per cent among those aged 15-64 years indicating that approximately 210,200 adults in Rwanda were living with HIV.
The annual incidence of HIV among adults was 0.08 per cent, corresponding to approximately 5,400 new cases of HIV per year in Rwanda.