Joseph Niyitegeka

Anaesthetics

Joseph is lecturer, anesthesiologist and humanitarian activist. He is advocate for Global Surgery for all. He has been working as International Representative for GASOC for two years before appointment as member of advisory board.
He has served different leadership positions in University of Rwanda and was awarded Innovation in Leadership by the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine. In addition to be a lecturer, he is serving as member of quality improvement committee in the School of Medicine and Pharmacy the same University.
Joseph travel all over the world to help those in need of safe anesthesia and critical care as a humanitarian doctor in different places affected by wars and natural disasters. He authored the delays for emergency cesarean deliveries worse neonatal outcome. He contrasted new health technology drug trial model.
Dr. Niyitegeka has received travel award from University of Oxford for Global Surgery Training, the same University trained him about Anesthesia in Developing Countries. He has done external rotation in Hershey Milton Medical Center in Penn State as well as tropical medicine training and mentorship for young doctors in global health case competition in University of Virginia.
Joseph has been working for the Rwanda Ministry of Rwanda for more than six years as Medical Doctor where he worked in Rwanda not only in teaching hospitals but also remote hospitals. He helped response-med in setting up first aid clinic in One and Only Gorilla’s Nest, a luxurious resort located near Rwanda volcanoes.

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We are a trainee-led group of anaesthetists, surgeons and obstetricians promoting trainee involvement, education and research in low and middle income countries.

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