The Banro Foundation and the Panzi General Referral Hospital in Bukavu inaugurated the new women’s health centre at the Panzi Hospital - August 30, 2012

On August 30, 2012, the Banro Foundation and the Panzi General Referral Hospital in Bukavu officially inaugurated the new multipurpose women's health centre at the Panzi Hospital to support prenatal consultation, family planning and HIV sensitization, child health and other activities related to women's health. The new $100,000 unit was constructed by the Banro Foundation for the hospital with funds raised through a golf tournament held near Toronto in 2011. The Panzi Hospital has earned a global reputation in the field of medical care for women, including women who have been victims of sexual violence. The Panzi Hospital treats an average of 3,500 women each year, free of charge.

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