Ruth Evans is an independent radio producer and journalist. She runs an independent production company producing award-winning documentary radio programmes for BBC Radio 4, Radio 3, World Service and other outlets. Her key areas: presenting and producing, writing articles and reports, and media training/consulting.
She also writes articles and has contributed to the EC Courier magazine, BBC Online, Focus on Africa magazine, Financial Times, the Guardian, Scotsman Magazine and Msafiri (the Kenyan Airways magazine). She has also edited and written a number of technical and advocacy reports for WHO, UNAIDS, UNICEF and other UN organisations.
Since the genocide in Rwanda, deaths from HIV, TB, and malaria have dropped by 80 per cent and maternal mortality by 60 per cent. This story asks how these dramatic improvements have been achieved and what Rwanda can teach the world.