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  1. 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, […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. ‘It’s this culture at UGHE that motivates me daily’. Diane Niyotwagira, campus contractor on the cleaning team, is helping her ‘UGHE Family’ in Butaro stay safe during the global pandemic.

    Keeping Campus Safe: Diane Niyotwagira on Fighting Virus Transmission

    Born in Kigali just one year after the widespread devastation of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, it would be fifteen years until Diane Niyotwagira and her siblings travelled up […]

  5. Stephania is now one of 45,516 CHWs in Rwanda deployed at the village level to provide basic care and follow-up to benefit community physical and mental wellbeing.

    Stephania Mukeshimana: Scaling up Access to Equitable Maternal Health Care in Resource-Constrained Settings

    Stephania Mukeshimana can’t remember a time when she didn’t subconsciously want to take care of people. From a young age, she would actively elect to accompany sick friends, family and […]

  6. Closing the Gender Gap in Global Health & Science

    Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, an UN-recognised day aiming to spotlight the acute global shortage of female scientists, and advance gender equity in this field  […]

  7. I Am & I Will: UGHE Stands in Solidarity With World Cancer Day

    Today is World Cancer Day, a global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that aims to spark collective action towards a cancer free world. 10 […]

  8. Judy Khanyola, Chair of UGHE’s Center for Nursing & Midwifery gives a presentation on nursing education in Africa

    Strengthening Global Health Equity Through The Lens of Nurses and Midwives

    Of the world’s 43.5 million healthcare professionals, more than 27.9 million are nurses and midwives. They are the cornerstone of past, present and future health systems and, as a result […]

  9. Samuel Munana yagezaga ijambo ku bitabiriye icyumweru mpuzamahanga cyahariwe abafite ubumuga bwo kutumva kuwa 27 Nzeri 2019 i Huye mu Ntara y’Amajyepfo

    Samuel Munana Aravuga ku Gukemura Ibibazo by’Abafite Ubumuga bwo Kutumva mu Rwanda

    Kuva mu bwana bwe, Samuel Munana, umuyobozi w’umuryango nyarwanda w’abafite ubumuga bwo kutumva (RNUD) mu magambo ahinnye y’icyongereza,  yakuze abona ibibazo abafite ubumuga bwo kutumva bahura nabyo. Nawe ubwe kuva […]

  10. Samuel Munana, speaks to audiences on the International Week of the Deaf on 27 September 2019 in Huye District, Southern Province

    Samuel Munana On Addressing Inequities Faced by Rwanda’s Deaf Community

    From a young age, Samuel Munana, now Executive Director of Rwanda National Union of the Deaf (RNUD), witnessed firsthand the challenges faced by the deaf community in Rwanda. He himself […]