Dr Daniel Ngamije has served as the Rwandan Minister of Health since February 2020. In this position he leads the development and execution of the Health Sector Strategic Plan. Prior to this, he served as the Director for malaria and neglected tropical diseases in WHO’s Country Office, based in Kigali. From 2007-2017, he spent 10 years coordinating mobilisation of resources and implementation of Projects funded by Multilateral and bilateral partners of the Ministry of Health through a single project’s implementation unit.
Dr Ngamije has served in different capacities in the entire Rwandan Health System since 1995 having held a wide range of leadership positions. For the last two years, he led the development and successful implementation of the COVID-19 comprehensive response plan.