Road to Rwanda
Helping to Build a High Quality Sustainable Healthcare System in Rwanda
Dr. Rahel Ghebre has been hard at work with global gynecology oncology training efforts for several years. Click here to read some of her work, published in June 2016, on the challenges in prevention and care delivery for women with cervical cancer in sub-saharan Africa.
Update from Dr. Ghebre
Here are pictures of where I am currently. I am at one of the District Hospitals (Gisenyi) which is in the north on the border with Congo. It is next to Goma which is an area of volcanic activity. The town is on lake Kivu and has an amazing scenery. One of the picture shows...Read more...
Basic tools for surgery are simply not present in Rwanda
One of the biggest surprises for healthcare workers visiting Rwanda (and many other countries abroad) is how many “basic” tools for surgery are simply not present. Dr. Ghebre looks at a tray of specialized surgical tools, the only one like it currently at the University of...Read more...
Traditional Rwanda dance
Since the early days cattle has conveyed a lot of significance and importance in the Rwandan culture. We see this aspect in...Read more...
Matt Gerber, UMN's Assistant Director of Research for Gyn Cancer, visits Dr. Ghebre.
Umuganda: ‘Coming together in common purpose to achieve an outcome’
Umuganda can be translated as ‘coming together in common purpose to achieve an outcome...Read more...
Dr. Ghebre in lecture at University of Rwanda
In addition to developing a curriculum for pelvic surgery, Dr. Ghebre also lectures to the Ob/Gyn Residents who are training at the University of Rwanda Hospital.
Research and clinical opportunities in Rwanda
Below is a list of research and clinical opportunities in Rwanda. These projects have been identified by Dr. Ghebre and colleagues at the University of Rwanda as dynamic opportunities to collaborate on global health topics topics and perhaps even provide an opportunity to travel. If you would...Read more...
Dr. Ghebre in Rwanda operating room
In this video, Dr. Ghebre shares a little about what it is like to perform surgery in Rwanda.