Dr. Celine Niwemahoro

16 Jan 2020

Dr. Celine Niwemahoro

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School :
School of Economics
Department :
Applied Statistics
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Biography :
Dr Céline Niwemahoro is a lecturer in the department of applied statistics, school of Economics, college of Business and Economics. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the former National University of Rwanda. She got her Master’s degree in demography and population studies from Wits University in South Africa. After she graduated, she immediately felt that one of the impacts she can make is to influence knowledge and then, contribute to the realization of a quality education in Rwanda. Céline, has been with the University of Rwanda (UR) for now five years where she has been participating mainly in teaching, research and consultancies. She has been enjoying teaching that she is, now, considering as a journey of mutual learning process. Her determination in excellence has pushed her to go further in research where she has been focusing on uncovering reproductive health status and dynamics among youth in Rwanda as part of her PhD studies. Besides her professional dreams, responsibilities and achievements, Celine is a wife and a mother of two. She has been able to marry her professional life with her parenthood duties recognizing that the family is the main actor for her unceasing success.

Area of research : Youth reproductive health and health seeking behaviour

Publications :

C. Niwemahoro, E. Musabanganji and L. Banamwana (2011) “Family planning as a tool for poverty reduction in Rwanda : case of Huye district” , JETEMS 2 (3) : 168-174
Jose A. Mathai, E. Musabanganji, C. Niwemahoro, (2011), “ A study of institutional environment and household food security at local level in Rwanda, Rwanda Journal, Vol.22, Series , 2011 : social sciences
Babatunde Adedokun, Peter Nyasulu, Fresier Maseko, Sunday Adedini, Joshua Akinyemi, Sulaimon Afolabi, Nicole de Wet, Adedokun Sulaimon, Caroline Zambia, Wells Utembe, Rose Opiyo, Taofeek Awotidebe, Esnat Chirwa, Esther Nabakwe, François Niragire, Dieudonné Uwizeye, Celine Niwemahoro, Mphatso Kamndaya, Victoria Mwakalinga, Kennedy Otwombe (2014), “Sharing perspectives and experiences of doctoral fellows in the first cohort of Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) : 2011-2014”, Glob Health Action 2014, 7 : 25127.


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