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Why Rwanda Minister of Health Resigned – Prime Minister Office

The Office of the Prime Minister of Rwanda has given reasons for the resignation of Dr. Diane Gashumba, the country’s Minister of Health.

The Minister of Health in Rwanda, Dr. Diane Gashumba, has resigned from her position.

Her letter of resignation got to the office of the Prime Minister on 14 February 2020.

The government may have accepted her resignation by issuing a statement and giving reasons why the minister resigned.

“Today, Prime Minister, Dr. Ngirente Edouard received a letter of resignation from Minister of Health, Dr. Diane Gashumba. The resignation follows a series of habitual gross errors and repeated leadership failures on the part of the Minister.”

The Office of the PM did not give details of the mistakes and failures on the part of Dr. Diane Gashumba to have necessitated her quitting the position.

Dr. Gashumba is a pediatrician of more than 17 professional experience. She specializes in global maternal, new-born and child health with a focus on gender issues.

Dr. Diane Gashumba assumed office as the Minister of Health in Rwanda since October 4, 2016.

Before then, she was the Minister of Gender and Family Promotion from Mach 29, 2016.

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