Collaborations in Rwanda strive to develop education, research, and relationships across disciplines and borders through medical training and independent student research projects.

Recent Projects

The program is a collaborative effort between the Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology at the University of Rwanda, and their counterparts at the University of Virginia.

Rwanda map


Rwanda is a small, but densely populated land-locked country in sub-Saharan Africa. Healthcare improvement initiatives in Rwanda focus on a decentralized approach to healthcare that concentrates on a strong network of community health workers and a socialized national health insurance policy.