Patients get free treatment at CHUK Health Ministry, Youth Ministry hold ICT Cluster Review meeting RBC gets  new Principle Deputy Director General Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices report on nurturing children, launched Bill and Melinda Gates delegation hails community health workers Rwanda celebrates World TB Day with a call to strengthen sensitisation MoH launches Electronic Logistics Management Information System

Patients get free treatment at CHUK

  April 16, 2014: A total of 35 teenagers and young adults facing urinary incontinence on Saturday received free... read more

Health Ministry, Youth Ministry hold ICT Cluster Review meeting

  Health Ministry, Youth Ministry hold ICT Cluster Review meeting Thursday 3rd April 2014: The Minister of... read more

RBC gets new Principle Deputy Director General

  Thursday, 3rd April 2014: The Rwanda Biomedical Centre has acquired a new Principle Deputy Director General,... read more

Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices report on nurturing children, launched

    Kigali, 2nd April 2014:  The Minister of Health, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho yesterday launched an... read more

Bill and Melinda Gates delegation hails community health workers

  1st April 2014: A visiting delegation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation led by Dr. Chris Elias,... read more

Rwanda celebrates World TB Day with a call to strengthen sensitisation

    Nyanza, 24th March 2014: Rwanda joined the World today to mark the World Tuberculosis Day in Nyanza,... read more

MoH launches Electronic Logistics Management Information System

      Musanze, 21st March 2014: The State Minister of Health in charge of Public Health and Primary... read more
Hon Dr. Agnes Binagwaho the Minister of Health

Was appointed Minister of Health of Rwanda in May 2011; she had been Permanent Secretary of Health since October 2008. From 2003 to 2008, she served as Executive Secretary of Rwanda’s National AIDS Control Commission. Prior to 2002, she practiced medicine in public hospitals in Rwanda and elsewhere after receiving her MD and specializing in Pediatrics, emergency pediatrics, neonatology, and the treatment of HIV/AIDS.

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Hon Dr. Anita Asiimwe, The Minister of State in the Ministry of Health in charge of Public Health and Primary Health Care

Dr. Anita ASIIMWE is specialist in Public Health disciplines with vast experience in designing and implementing strategies to tackle HIV/AIDS pandemic and other infectious and non-infectious diseases. A medical doctor by profession, she holds a Masters degree in Public Health from Dundee University (UK).  She’s currently the Minister of State for Health in charge of Public Health and Primary Health Care.

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Dr. Uzziel NDAGIJIMANA Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health

As the Permanent Secretary, he acts as a Coordinator of all Technical and Administrative Functions of the Ministry of Health; He Coordinates all Units, Departments and Partners in Health Sector and he leads implementation of Policies, Strategies and Programmes of the Government of Rwanda for the Health Sector.Before joining the Ministry of Health, he worked in Higher Education Sector, as a lecturer and researcher in the Faculty of Economics and Management at the National University of Rwanda.


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MOH in the News

Abolishing HIV in Rwanda (Aidsmap)
Posted on 17.04.2014

The achievement of universal HIV coverage in one African country, Rwanda, has resulted in HIV diagnoses more than halving and annual incidence falling by 90%, the 2014 Treatment as Prevention workshop in Vancouver heard earlier...[more]


Rwanda Has Become a Poster Child for Health Equity (Smithsonian.com)
Posted on 09.04.2014

Twenty years ago this week, Rwanda's genocide began. Over the course of 100 days, more than 1 million people would be murdered, and after the violence ended, the country—including its health care system—was left in ruins....[more]


Reflecting on Rwanda's Past—While Looking Ahead (The Wall Street Journal)
Posted on 08.04.2014

This article is written by His Excellency President Paul Kagame After a genocide, historical clarity is an inescapable duty. Behind the words "Never Again," there is a story whose truth must be told in full, no...[more]


Rwandan life expectancy doubles in last 20 years, study finds (The Guardian)
Posted on 04.04.2014

Twenty years after the genocide that killed up to a million and left Rwanda one of the world's poorest and sickest nations, life expectancy in the country has doubled and it is on course to be the first in Africa to meet the UN...[more]


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Patients get free treatment at CHUK
Posted on 17.04.2014

April 16, 2014: A total of 35 teenagers and young adults facing urinary incontinence on Saturday received free surgery, courtesy of a group of five doctors from Saudi Arabia working under a team known as Physicians across...[more]


Health Ministry, Youth Ministry hold ICT Cluster Review meeting
Posted on 04.04.2014

Health Ministry, Youth Ministry hold ICT Cluster Review meeting Thursday 3rd April 2014: The Minister of Health, Hon. Agnes Binagwaho and the Minister of  Youth and ICT Hon. Philbert Nsengimana chaired the cluster review...[more]


RBC gets new Principle Deputy Director General
Posted on 04.04.2014

Thursday, 3rd April 2014: The Rwanda Biomedical Centre has acquired a new Principle Deputy Director General, James Kamanzi. Kamanzi replaces Andrew Makaka who officially handed over on Wednesday at the RBC headquarters in...[more]


Knowledge, Attitudes & Practices report on nurturing children, launched
Posted on 02.04.2014

  Kigali, 2nd April 2014:  The Minister of Health, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho yesterday launched an assessment report on the current knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) in relation to the early nurturing of children in...[more]


Bill and Melinda Gates delegation hails community health workers
Posted on 02.04.2014

1st April 2014: A visiting delegation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation led by Dr. Chris Elias, President of Global Development Programs accompanied  by the State Minister for Public Health and Primary Health...[more]


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