Executive Director

Mr. Xavier KARANGWA, he is a Holder of a Master’s degree in Public Health from University of Rwanda with more than 10 years working experience in HIV, Public health , Disability and Administration in Rwanda focus on Programs management , research, survey, disability mainstreaming, health particularly in HIV&AIDS.
He has a good experience with the national public health programs implementation, and operational research with a focus on Health HIV and Disability, engaged in a different studies including mid-term review of the national strategic plan on HIV&AIDS, development and review of the Health sector policy and strategy, heath financing policy and strategy, the Strategic Plan of the different institutions, Country operation plan process , the inclusion of Health Services studies , the baseline survey on social and health services accessibility to persons with disabilities as well as the preparation of Projects on HIV Health and Disability.

  • 4 January: World Braille Day
  • 8 February: International Epilepsy Day*
  • 21 March: World Down Syndrome Day
  • 2 April: World Autism Awareness Day
  • 13 June: International Albinism Awareness Day
  • 25 June: World Vitiligo Day*
  • 19-25 September: International Week of the Deaf*
  • 28 September: International Day for the Universal Access to Information
  • 5 October: World Habitat Day
  • 8 October: World Sight Day*
  • 10 October: World Mental Health Day
  • 17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • 29 October: World Psoriasis Day*
  • 31 October: World Cities Day
  • 3 December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • 10 December: Human Rights Day