Andre Ndayambaje

Health Services Coordinator 

Andre Ndayambaje holds a Master of Science in global health delivery from the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), with 12 years of professional experience in Maternal and Newborn clinical, leadership and program services.  Currently, he serves as Health Services Coordinator at UGHE. Before joining UGHE, Mr. Ndayambaje worked as Maternal and Newborn Health Specialist for the Eastern Province in a USAID-project that was being implemented in Rwanda by IntraHealth-International. Previously, he spent 11 years at King Faisal Hospital as Senior Nurse-Midwife in Critical Care Units especially in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Having a background in midwifery and being an activist in neonatal care delivery, Mr. Ndayambaje has been a Non-executive Director representing African as member of Board of Directors of Council of International Neonatal Nurses (COINN) from 2015 up to date. He served as the president of Rwanda Association of Neonatal Nurses (RANN) from 2015-2018, was a co-founder of Rwanda Association of Midwives (RAM) and a member of its board as commissioner of the funds. He also served as General Secretary of Rwanda Nurses and Midwives Union (RNMU) at King Faisal Hospital from 2013 to 2017.

As a member of Rwanda MNCH technical working group, Mr. Ndayambaje has been supporting the Rwanda Ministry of Health in elaboration, validation and implementation of Maternal Newborn and Child (MNCH) strategic plan 2018-2024. He was part of elaboration of Rwanda Public Health Facilities Package, 2017. In addition, he holds different certificates as an international facilitator, including as a master trainer and mentor helping mother and baby survive courses. Mr. Ndayambaje led and co-led different research projects, quality improvement projects, audits and evidence-based programs in maternal and newborn health field.  He dreams of living in a world free of preventable and avoidable maternal and neonatal, child and adolescent morbidity and mortality.