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Yale Lab Med joins Pathologists Overseas global health efforts

November 23, 2016

Pathologists Overseas, a volunteer-based organization founded in 1991 to create and improve sustainable pathology and clinical laboratory services in developing countries, is collaborating with Partners in Health and Human Resources for Health in Kigali, Rwanda, to help develop 20 Rwandan pathologists by the end of an eight-year project. This program includes the opportunity for volunteers to teach pathology residents at at the King Faisal Hospital and CHUK in Kigali, as well as hosting pathology residents in top academic institutions in the United States. Elisée Hategekimana, M.D., and Valens Higiro, M.D., from the University of Rwanda College of Medicine and Health Sciences will be joining our department in January and February 2017 for an observer rotation in molecular diagnostics under the supervision of Roa Harb, M.D., assistant professor of laboratory medicine.

Submitted by June Fisher on November 23, 2016