The University of Minnesota was already collaborating with the University of Rwanda through the University network

The current visit of Deans from University of Minnesota aims to scale the collaboration or partnership beyond one health context especially partnership in research for various schools and colleges, in trainings through capacity buildings by offering PhD especially in Nursing where they have more expertise and in faculty & students exchanges.

During the meeting they also discussed possibilities of two Memoranda of Understanding one between the University of Rwanda and University of Minnesota or another one between University of Rwanda-Rwanda Biomedical Center- University of Minnesota.

Prof. Phillip Cotton OBE, the Vice chancellor of the University of Rwanda highly supports the partnership between University of Rwanda and University of Minnesota and highlighting the interdisciplinary program such as nursing, veterinary and many others.

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UMUPFASONI Jacqueline
Public Relations and Communications Officer