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  1. ‘Everyone needs to acknowledge that all girls must have access to sanitary goods and accurate information.’ Theophile Bakuramutsa, Headmaster of Nyamicucu Secondary School, Butaro, Burera District.

    Empowering Girls: UGHE’s School Partnership Tackles Period Poverty

    Theophile Bakuramutsa is the long-serving headmaster of a secondary school called Groupe Scolaire Nyamicucu, located just five  kilometers from the UGHE Butaro Campus.  Involved in education for almost 15 years, […]

  2. An Inkomoko trainer speaks to microbusiness owners in agriculture, retail, hospitality and other business sectors as part of UGHE’s new entrepreneurial capacity building initiative.

    Building Better Business: UGHE’s New Entrepreneurial Capacity Building Initiative Kicks Off

    Over the last decade especially, Rwanda has seen its economy grow and tourism offering burgeon. Strengthening capacity at district and community level has been a critical part of the country’s […]

  3. Leading with Compassion: Shaping the Next Generation of Global Health Fighters

    In the midst of a global pandemic and the various national responses to it, we’ve collectively seen that leadership comes in many forms and is crucial to managing change effectively. […]

  4. Fostering Immunization Leadership & Management through Evidence-based Training

    The GAVI Epilamp Program of UGHE, Yale University, and PATH. *** There has never been a greater need to strengthen national leadership and management of immunization programmes, as countries globally […]

  5. Health Systems that Save Lives & Give Dignity to Mothers

    — Words by Emmanuel Kamanzi, Director of Infrastructure, UGHE — As we celebrate Mother’s Day today, it’s humbling and sensational to have witnessed a great milestone achieved this month within […]

  6. Christine Nyinawintore is one of of 2284 CHWs in Burera District, UGHE’s home in Northern Province Rwanda, supporting in COVID19 vaccination campaign.

    Community Health Workers: Delivering Impact from Classroom to Community

    Community Health Workers (CHWs) are at the centre of community mobilization for healthy behaviours to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They make up the largest single group involved in health […]

  7. Dr. Olayinka Folake and MsGloria Igihozo are one of 25 mentor-mentee pairs in UGHE’s Mentorship Program, a pioneering two-year initiative hosted by the Center for Gender Equity providing formal frameworks for transformative mentorship in Africa.

    Transformative Mentorship for 21st Century Health Challenges

    Set against the backdrop of an increasingly complex and demanding world, mentorship is a proven tool to help learners find and enact their full potential and navigate the often labyrinthine […]

  8. Passion for Programming: IT Assistant Liliane Uwase on Striving for Equity

    Joining the UGHE Family in February this year, Liliane Uwase was immediately at the forefront of UGHE’s seamless transition to online working and learning. Serving as an IT Helpdesk Assistant, […]

  9. Moses Izabiriza (left) and Alice Kayibanda (right), two of the four Rwandan artists who, at the 2020 edition of Hamwe Festival, presented a powerful digital exhibition – Stigma, Power & Hopes – exploring personal perceptions, attitudes and experiences of mental health in Rwanda. Alice and Moses will be speakers at the upcoming Mbwira Ndumva Symposium.

    Stigma, Power & Hopes: Alice Kayibanda & Moses Izabiriza talk arts & mental health ahead of Mbwira Ndumva Symposium

    The devastating impacts of COVID-19 will no doubt be long-lasting, with a slow road to recovery mapped out for global economies and societies. Billions have been spent in relief funds […]

  10. Women are cornerstones of past, present and future health systems globally, a fact that has become especially apparent in the unparalleled contributions of women in every profession to the fight against COVID-19. Pictured here: A Rwandan female frontline health worker conducts a Covid-19 test in Kigali recently. Photo captured by Dan Nsengiyumva/The NewTimes

    Changing the World by Challenging It: UGHE Celebrates International Women’s Day

    A challenged world is a changing world. This year’s International Women’s Day, set against the backdrop of COVID-19’s devastating burden of women, brings with it a new message; that of […]