Over the past year of 2016, we have launched a social media campaign on breast cancer and organized an 8-day diabetes awareness campaign leading up to World Diabetes Day (Nov. 14), when our team served more than 300 Kigali residents with on-site blood glucose screening, health check-ups, and educational sessions on the effects and prevention of diabetes, hypertension, obesity and eye complications.

Where: University of Rwanda

Established: May 2016

Who: 18 members consisting of physicians and mostly pharmacy and medical students 

Areas of Focus: 

  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Community awareness for NCDs

Collaborating Organizations:

  • Rwanda National Chronic Disease Alliance
  • Rwanda Diabetes Association
  • Rwanda Biomedical Centre
  • Association of Medical Students of Rwanda
  • Rwanda Pharmaceutical Students Association

Chapter Leaders:

  • Francis Nuwagaba

Contact Us: [email protected]




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