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CHAIRMAN

Dr Suubi Patrick is the Chairman of UPHLS. He has held several leadership positions in inclusion of person with disabilities the past. Dr Suubi is also the Rwandan Union Blind RUB legal advisor, He is Deputy Dean of the school of inclusive and Special Needs Education in University of Rwanda College of Education and lecturer in special needs education, psychology in University of Rwanda College of Education.
He studied philosophy majoring in philosophy special needs and holds a PhD in philosophy from the University of Witwatersand South Africa.

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