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John Nkurikiye FRCOphth

Job Title:
Medical School:
Universitry of Burundi
Residency Program:
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
College of Ophthalmologists for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA), Ophthalmological Society of South Africa (OSSA), Rwanda Ophthalmological Society, President
Contact Information:
15 Garden Estate
Rwanda 312
Phone: +250788307810

I was born in a refugee camp in Burundi 0n the 10th October 1990.
I finished Medical School in Burundi in February 1990
I worked in Muyinga, Burundi from February 1990 to November 1990.
I joined the Rwanda Patriotic Army in December 1990 and fought for 4 years as a rebel to end my status as a refugee. I worked for 2 years in Rwanda as a medical officer till July 1996
I went for residency training in South Africa in August 1996 and completed my training 2000.
I came back to Rwanda where I am working since 2002.
in 2008, I went for subspecialty training at LV Prasad Eye Institute in India and at the University of Utah in the US.
I am currently working as the Medical Director of Dr Agarwal's Eye Hospital in Rwanda.
I am the President and founder of the Rwanda ophthalmology Society and the chair of the training Committee of the College of ophthalmology of eastern Central and Southern Africa.

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