Rwanda picked to establish an East African Center of excellence in health supply chain management

With a vision to improve and strengthen supply chain management for health commodities in the region, an EAC Sectoral Council of Ministers of Health sat on the 17th April 2014 and agreed to establish an EAC Regional Centre of Excellence (RCE) for Health Supply Chain Management and that it be (...) Read more..

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences launches its itorero and community work activities

The Itorero “Imparanirabuzima” of the College of Medicine and Health Sciences was inaugurated and immediately kicked their community work services. Apart from instilling among students values of integrity, honesty, patriotism and better services, the college’s Itorero pledged to keep up the (...) Read more..

Celebrating a Highly Successful Young Graduates Fellowship Program

In March 2014, alumni fellows and supervisors and supporters of the Rwanda HIV/AIDS Public Interest Fellowship Program (RHPIFP) gathered at the University of Rwanda – School of Public Health to celebrate the graduation of ten of its newest 5th Cohort fellows and also mark a special milestone for (...) Read more..

School of Public Health opens new lab for aspiring scholars agendas

The School of Public Health at the National University of Rwanda (NURSPH) launched its latest laboratory on Friday for students in PhD and Masters of Philosophy (MPHIL) programmes. The Rwf7-million facility was constructed through the support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s African (...) Read more..

MicroData outreach workshop

On August 2nd, 2013, the National Institute of Statistics in Rwanda (NISR) in collaboration with the Accelerated Data Program (ADP) organized a workshop on how to access data sets from NISR surveys using the Rwanda National Data Archive (NADA) platform. NADA is an online cataloguing and (...) Read more..

High Unintended Pregnancy Rates in Rwanda a Cause for Concern

Recent findings from a national survey on the incidence of unintended pregnancy and abortion in Rwanda show that in 2009, 47% of pregnancies in Rwanda were unintended. During the dissemination of the study report: Unintended Pregnancy and Induced Abortion in Rwanda: Causes and Consequences at (...) Read more..

The School of Public Health honours the Victims of the Genocide against Tutsi

The National University of Rwanda’s School of Public Health (SPH) for the first time since its relocation from Huye to Butare in 2005, honoured the Victims of the Genocide against Tutsi. This was held on Wednesday 10th April 2013 at the School of Public Health premises in Kigali. Dr. Jeanine (...) Read more..

NUR students injured in road accident

Engineering students from the National University of Rwanda (NUR) were involved in a road accident this Monday,25th March 2013 when the university bus they were traveling in overturned in Rugarika sector, Kamonyi District. The bus was carrying 82 students, some of whom sustained serious (...) Read more..

1st Rwanda Field Epidemiology Conference “Building Public Health Capacity and Leadership through the Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program ”

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the National University of Rwanda/School of Public Health (SPH), established the Rwanda Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program a 2 years in –service training program in applied epidemiology and public health laboratory practice. It is (...) Read more..

Calendar on International training at CoE PMDT, Rwanda

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