Ms. Marie Chantal UWIMANA is a registered nurse- midwife and is currently an Assistant Lecturer in the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Rwanda. In addition she is the Head of the Midwifery department in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Ms. Marie Chantal is actively involved in developing and delivering modules to be taught to midwifery and nursinhttp://cartafrica.org/member/marie-chantal-uwimana/g students. She completed her midwifery education in Rwanda in 2000 and she went to pursue her honor’s degree in Nursing and master’s Degree in Nursing Management from the University of Kwa Zulu Natal in the Republic of South Africa in 2010. She has been teaching at the University of Rwanda since 2006.
Her previous professional experience includes clinical practice in maternity at the University Teaching hospital and in Health care centers. She has given oral presentations focusing on nursing and midwifery education and practice at regional and international conferences. Her research interest focuses in maternal and child health area. Marie Chantal believes that well trained nurses and midwives are key health providers in improving maternal, newborn and child health