Rwanda Spotlight

Spotlight on Rwanda. Three visionary speakers share recent experiences of integrating and strengthening Palliative Care in Africa

Rwamagana Hospital

Rwamagana Hospital Location: Rwanda, Eastern Province The hospital serves 16 health centres and 1 prison. Departments: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Emergency Internal Medicine Surgery Paediatrics Ophthalmology Maternity Physiotherapy Dental Mental Health ENT OPD Radiology The Palliative Care team of 20 people includes Doctors, Social Workers, Nurses, Clinical Officers, a Pharmacist and a Lab technician. The challenges […]


CHUK, the University teaching hospital of Kigali is located in the Centre of Kigali city in the District of Nyarugenge. It is the main public health institution in the country. It was built in 1918. In 1928, it functioned as a health centre and later, in 1965 as a  hospital.   From April 1994 to […]

Kibagabaga District Hospital

Kibagabaga District Hospital Location: Rwanda The hospital receives an average of 230 patients every day and has 120 beds.  It sees 1700 referral cases and refers around 900 cases to teaching hospitals each year.  It is staffed by 5 specialists, 13 general physicians, 142 nurses and 265 employees. Departments: Obstetrics and Gynaecology Internal medicine Paediatrics […]