The President of Rwanda, H. E Paul Kagame, has appointed two new ministers for the health ministries in the country.
The first one, Dr. Paul Ngamije, was appointed the minister of health. Dr. Ngamije works with the WHO country office in Rwanda before his appointment.
The President of the Republic of Rwanda, H.E. Paul Kagame appointed Dr Daniel Ngamije as the new Minister of Health. Dr Daniel was formerly working with WHO Country Office for Rwanda since 2018. Dr Daniel was sworn in today along with other new Ministers & members of Parliament pic.twitter.com/lLPdiIAeyb— WHO Rwanda (@WHORwanda) February 28, 2020
Also, a new minister for Public Health and Primary Health Care was appointed. He is Dr. Tharcisse Mpunga.
Until his appointment, Dr. Mpunga was the Director General of Butaro Hospital that specialises in cancer.
The two ministers were both sworn in yesterday.
The President of the Republic of Rwanda, H.E. Paul Kagame appointed Dr Tharcisse Mpunga as new Minister of State in charge of Public Health & Primary Health Care. Dr Tharcisse was formerly Director General of Butaro Hospital, specialized in cancer. Dr Tharcisse was sworn in today pic.twitter.com/kqEvxpN8Uh— WHO Rwanda (@WHORwanda) February 28, 2020
It will be recalled that the former Minister of Health, Dr. Diane Gashumba recently resigned from her position due to what the Office of the Prime Minister called “habitual gross errors and leadership failures.”