Sabin Nsanzimana, MD, MSc

Dr. Sabin Nsanzimana is a medical doctor specialized in HIV global management. He holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Rwanda and is freshly concluding a Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology at the Basel Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland.

Currently, Dr. Nsanzimana serves as the Director of National HIV Program for Rwanda and Division Manager for HIV/AIDS and Viral Hepatitis at the Institute of HIV Disease Prevention and Control, Rwanda Biomedical Center. For the last decade, Dr. Nsanzimana has worked for the national HIV program, gaining senior-level experience in HIV program design, strategic planning, implementation, and operational research with a focus on global care and treatment of people living with and affected by HIV. He also served as a principal investigator for several large research projects including clinical trials in Rwanda and multi-country research collaborations.

He has served on several HIV guidelines development group panels of the World Health Organization. He is a peer reviewer for scientific journals and has published extensively on HIV, STIs, TB, viral hepatitis and cancer in Rwanda and globally. Dr. Nsanzimana is a fellow at the African Scientific Institute and serves as a faculty member at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda, through which he developed and teaches a case entitled “The HIV Program Scale-Up in Rwanda: 20 years of Experience”.