Jean Pierre Nyemazi, MD, MSc, MHCDS

Lecturer, Faculty of Global Health Delivery

Dr. Jean Pierre Nyemazi is the Permanent Secretary of Health of the Republic of Rwanda and has been working in global health delivery for 10 years.  Prior to his current position, Dr. Nyemazi led the Planning, M&E, and Business Strategy Division of the Rwanda Biomedical Center, with a strong focus on improving and delivering health care in a more efficient and sustainable way.  He has also held leadership positions as the Deputy Director of the National HIV/AIDS program and the Principal Investigator for PEPFAR/CDC funded projects to Rwanda Biomedical Center.

Dr. Nyemazi earned his medical degree and Master of Science in Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training from National University of Rwanda and also holds a Master of Health Care Delivery Sciences from Dartmouth College.  He has published articles and abstracts presented at both national and international conferences, as author and co-author, relating to HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, Health Systems and innovations to advance global health equity.