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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), President, 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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