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Deo Ruhangaza, MD, MMed.​

Deo Ruhangaza, MD, MMed.

Consultant Pathologist, Ministry of Health/Butaro Hospital/Rwanda. Assistant Professor Department of Pathology, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)/Rwanda.

Dr. Deo Ruhangaza is a pathologist and lab head at Butaro Hospital Cancer Centre. He joined Butaro Cancer Centre in 2015 and joined UGHE in 2019 as faculty (Head of department of pathology, Division of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Medicine). He worked in different public hospitals in Rwanda. He has been actively involved in drafting the Rwanda National Cancer Control Plan. He is a member of National Cancer Registry Advisory Committee at Ministry of Health/Rwanda and a member of City Cancer Challenge (C/Can) Kigali/project, an initiative lunched by UICC in 2017 with the aim of supporting cities around the word in creating access to equitable quality cancer care. He is the president of Rwanda Society of Pathologists and a member of regional pathology organizations like the East African Division of the International Academy of Pathology (EADIAP) as well as the Association of Pathologists of East Central and Southern Africa (APECSA). His other academic activities included dissertations supervisor, rotation site supervisor and internal examiner for postgraduate residents in the Pathology program at University of Rwanda/School of Medicine and Pharmacy. His research interest is on new diagnostic markers for soft tissue sarcomas, Breast Cancer and Hematological malignancies.