Immaculate Kyarisiima

Director of Programs and Development

Immaculate holds a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Sciences and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Sciences. She has seven years of experience in the healthcare industry in Rwanda ranging from providing direct patient care to project coordination and implementation.  She joined Health Builders as a Health Systems Strengthening Fellow in 2014 when she was awarded a one-year fellowship through the Global Health Corps. After the fellowship, Health Builders retained her in the position of a Programs Officer. In this role, she coordinated the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of different clinical and health promotion programs, and liaising with different stakeholders including the Ministry of Health, local districts, primary health care centers and the donors. Currently, she is the Director of Programs and Development overseeing programs and development activities at Health Builders. Prior to joining Health Builders, she worked at Kinihira Provincial Hospital as Head Nurse and Assistant Director of Nursing. Before that, she worked for one year as a school nurse at the Rwanda Turkish International School. She is married and resides in Kigali.

Why do you like working for Health Builders?

“Health Builders has a great sense of cooperation and teamwork. I believe that working as a team is a strong foundation for success.”