Construction of U.S.$150 Million Health Varsity in Burera District Starts

By Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti

Construction works on a dream modern health varsity teaching hospital is slated to start next month in Burera District.

The University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) will be a major boost to human resource in the health sector as it will provide world class training for doctors, nurses, healthcare managers and other professionals within the sector, officials said.

The facility, being set up through cooperation between the Government of Rwanda, Harvard University and Partners In Health, will be operated by the latter.