1. Dr. Kurt Figueroa (right) and Nurse Sebishyimbo François (left) see patients for their oncology consultations at Butaro District Hospital in Rwanda. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Student Profiles: Dr. Kurt Figueroa ’18

    Dr. Kurt Figueroa is a student in UGHE’s Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) Class of 2018. Unlike most of his peers, Figueroa is not Rwandan. He moved from working at a small Partners In Health clinic in the Sierra Madre mountains of Chiapas, Mexico—his home country—to a similarly remote hospital that PIH supports […]

  2. Caroline Numuhire '17 works with farmers at GHI
    Caroline Numuhire, a student in the MGHD Class of 2017, works with rural farmers in Rwanda. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Student Profiles: Caroline Numuhire ’17

    “I use my voice to advocate for the needs of others,” says Caroline Numuhire, a member of the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery (MGHD) Class of 2017, proudly describing her commitment as an activist. As she works to amplify the voices of others, she feels empowered to also share her story. Trained as […]

  3. Dr. Eugene Tuyishime
    Dr. Eugene Tuyishime (left), a student in the MGHD Class of 2017, participates in a group discussion. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker for UGHE.

    Student Profiles: Dr. Eugene Tuyishime ’17

    Upon completion of his residency at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali, Dr. Eugene Tuyishime will be one of only 14 physician anesthesiologists in Rwanda who serve a population of over 12.6 million people. Proper anesthesia care is a vital component of life-saving and life-improving surgeries, yet it remains a barrier for many. Complex challenges including […]