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Bắn cá rồngPresident Kagame inaugurates the Adventist School of Medicine of East-Central Africa

Monday 2 September 2019 - President Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame inaugurate the Adventist School of Medicine of East-Central Africa  (ASOME) at the Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA).

The inaugurated facilities at AUCA Masoro Campus consist of classrooms, laboratories, offices, a guest house for visiting lecturers, student hostels, laboratories, and the student life Center. The ASOME is one of several achievements of the Adventist church. 

Bắn cá rồngThe school is a result of the request by the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Education in 2013 to AUCA to establish a faculty of health Sciences, giving priority to the School of medicine and other medical sciences. It comes at the time the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Rwanda is celebrating 100 years of its presence in the country. 

President Kagame commended the productive partnership contributing to Rwanda’s socio-economic development with a particular focus on the Health Sector;

"The achievement we are celebrating today is in tune with Rwanda’s goals. Education, particularly in science and technology, as well as good affordable healthcare, are the foundation of the well-being and prosperity of our citizens."

Bắn cá rồngThe University Teaching hospital at The Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA) will be part of a network of Adventist schools of medicine, health experts and hospitals worldwide, among them the renown Kettering Health Network.

Facts & Figures

  • The first batch of the 6.4 years program is expected to start in January 2020 with 55 students;  
  • ASOME graduates will be awarded the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honors
  • Rwanda is the 7th country in the world and 2nd in Africa to have an Adventist medical school (after Argentina, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, and the USA) 
  • ASOME will serve 11 countries under the East-Central Africa Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, DRC, Uganda South Soudan, Djibouti, Somalia, Eritrea, Somalia, and Ethiopia)


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