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Dr Jean Damascene Kabakambira

Dr Kabakambira undertook his undergraduate medical training and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Rwanda. He was one of the inaugural chief residents in Internal Medicine. In 2017-2018, he undertook a fellowship in Clinical research in Diabetes at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, USA. His research focused on insulin resistance in people of African descent living in US.

He is currently the Head of Department of Medicine at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali ( CHUK) and Acting Director Research. He is the chairperson of Research and Training committee of Rwanda College of Physicians. His research focuses on Non Communicable Diseases with emphasis on Diabetes diagnosis and prevention.