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Cassien Havugimana

Title Pharmacist

Cassien Havugimana is a Pharmacist with Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. He is a graduate of the National University of Rwanda with over 5 years of experience working in the non-profit sector. He has extensive knowledge of public health; health policy, especially in HIV/AIDS; TB; Malaria; sexual and reproductive health and right; and women’s health and rights. He served as the Acting Executive Director (August, 2011- May, 2012) of Health Development Initiative-Rwanda (HDI), an organization working to promote health and development among disadvantaged communities in Rwanda, and is currently working as a Programs Manager. In addition to his work with HDI, he serves as the Chairperson of Rwanda Pharmacy Students Association and Regional Project Officer of International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) in African Continent.

Posts By Cassien Havugimana

World Contraception Day: Preventing New HIV Infections Through Condom Use

Studies have proven that contraception reduces the risk of unintended pregnancy and transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV.

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