The Ministry of Health in Rwanda has partnered the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) for academic and research collaborations.
The Memorandum of Agreement (MoU)between the two parties was entered to fill the existing gaps of both clinicians and faculty members as well as to collaborate on the basis of reciprocity and equality in teaching, research, exchanges of staff, faculty, training, programme development and other educational, clinical and research activities.
The overall objective of this partnership is to provide for cooperation on academic and research activities of the two institutions that will strengthen mutual understanding, foster friendly cooperation and promote sustainable and productive academic support and exchange between faculty and students of both parties.
This partnership is also aiming at establishment sustainable clinical services as well as developing collaborative activities in teaching and learning. This will also include joint training programmes, collaborative research work, joint hosting of workshops and symposia, curriculum peer reviews, exchange of information, teaching materials, technological and scientific publications as well as the pursuit of any other such activities that may be mutually agreed upon.
The agreement signed by Dr Sabin Nsanzimana and Dr Engr Quinton Kanhukamwe representing the Rwanda Ministry of Health and HIT, respectively, shall remain for a period of five years.