UR-CMHS celebrated the world oral health day.

The World Oral Health Day is observed annually on 20th March, as a campaign dedicated to raising global awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of oral hygiene so that governments, health associations and the general public can work together to achieve healthier mouths and happier lives. At the University of Rwanda, the day was celebrated at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences and was graced by the presence of the University Vice Chancellor Prof. Phil Cotton and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for academic affairs and research Prof. Nelson Ijumba also came to...

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Exchange program between University of Rwanda and Karolinska Institutet (SWEDEN)

University of Rwanda through the school of Nursing and Midwifery is in partnership with Karolinska Institutet. Therefore, Linneas –palme is funding this collaboration through Agreement for Exchange of Students and Teachers (AESTA). This grant has enabled 2 faculty from KI to have 3 weeks visit at SONM in May 2018. Thereafter the SONM has sent 2 bachelor nurse students for a period of 12 weeks (from 28 August to 25 November), then 2 faculty for a period of 3 weeks (11th September to 2nd October 2018) Dr.Donatilla Mukamana (Dean of SoNM), Mrs Marianna Moberg (Faculty at...

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A Symposium on Rehabilitation and Mobility Services was hosted by UR-CEBE

The Regional Center of Excellence in Bio-Medical Engineering and E-health in collaboration with the African Federation of Orthoprothesist Technicians (FATO), the Symposium started on 3rd – 6th December 2018 and was officially opened by the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic affairs and Research Prof. Nelson Ijumba. The main objectives of the policy makers meeting were to : Identify priority needs for the development of the rehabilitation and mobility device services in Africa and to ensure that services are available, accessible with equity to both the service users and the service...

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RDB and EU senior officials highlighted partnership opportunities to UR Students

The conference was held at Remera Campus and was attended by senior officials of UR, the DVC-IA Dr. Charles Murigande, DVC-SPA Dr.Papias Musafiri Malimba and the DVC-AR Prof.Nelson Ijumba. The Head of the EU Delegation to Rwanda Ambassador Nicola Bellomo and the RDB CEO Ms. Claire Akamanzi were on the panel to highlight a number of partnerships and business opportunities that existed between the EU and Rwanda. The audience was mainly of students from the economics and business departments and diplomats representing Germany,Netherlands,Belgium and other European commission officials...

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CMHS hosted researchers from Washington University- School of Medicine in St. Louis and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

On the 7th/08/2018, the College of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted academics and researchers based in the USA. They gave a public lecture at Remera Campus and had time to interact with students and faculty. In her opening remarks the Principal of the College Dr.JeanneKagwiza welcomed the visiting team and encouraged UR staff to take up this opportunity in partnering with Washington University and NIH to jointly work on research projects in the health sector especially on non-communicable diseases. The team from US included : Dr. Brad Newsome, based at the Center for Translation...

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UR-CMHS Awarded for Clinical Outreach in Kigali

dy fit by doing sport and all the physical activities involving all body parts. The UR-CMHS Polyclinic has opened doors in 2007 and it is located in the building of the former Kigali Health Institute (KHI) in Nyarugenge District. . Its purpose is to facilitate students’ clinical practice and offer treatment services to the general public. More photos Story by Dativa MBARUSHIMANA, UR PR Polyclinic Published by UR Communication Team

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