|Cabinet Minister of Health|
October 4 2016 – 14 February 2020
|Prime Minister||Édouard Ngirente|
|Preceded by||Agnes Binagwaho|
|Succeeded by||Daniel Ngamije|
|Education||Doctor of Medicine|
Master of Medicine in Pediatrics
|Occupation||Pediatrician, medical administrator, politician|
|Known for||Public service|
Diane Gashumba MD, MMed (Pediatrics), is a Rwandan pediatrician, medical administrator and politician. She served as Minister of Health in the cabinet of Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente. She was appointed to that position on 4 October 2016.
Background and education
According to the website of the Rwandan ministry of health, Gashumba had been practicing medicine for 17 years as of 2016. For a period of three years she served as the medical director of Kibagabaga Hospital and Muhima Hospitals. Between 2010 and 2016, she worked with a USAID-funded child and maternal health project as "Senior Team Leader" for quality and as "Deputy Chief of Party" The $57.3 million project covered 23 of Rwanda's 30 districts.
- RBM Partnership to End Malaria, Member of the Board (since 2019)
- Ntirenganya, Emmanuel (2020-02-15). "Rwanda: Health Minister Dr Gashumba Resigns". allAfrica.com. Retrieved 2020-03-01.
- Rwanda Eye Staff (5 October 2016). "'Cabinet reshuffle list' Dr Diane Gashumba is new health minister". Rwanda Eye (Rwandaeye.com) Quoting State House Kigali. Kigali. Retrieved 22 June 2017.
- MOHR. "Profile of Dr. Diane Gashumba". Kigali: Ministry of Health (Rwanda) (MOHR).
- AWIEF (2016). "Brief Biography of Dr. Diane Gashumba". Cape Town: Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF). Retrieved 22 June 2016.
- WHO and World Bank Group Join Forces to Strengthen Global Health Security World Bank, press release of May 24, 2018.
- Two outstanding women leaders join the RBM Partnership to End Malaria Board RBM Partnership to End Malaria, press release of 4 November 2019.
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