Dr. David Ntirushwa

Medical Doctor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali (CHUK)


Dr. David Ntirushwa is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali commonly known as CHUK. At CHUK, he is the Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department since 2017, and he’s been ensuring that quality improvements initiatives are in place to maximize the prevention of preventable maternal and neonatal deaths. He is also a member of the National Maternal and Perinatal Deaths Surveillance and Response Committee, which focuses on identification of gaps and recommendations to avoid future mistakes. As an advocate for evidence-based interventions, Dr. Ntirushwa dedicated part of his time to research and he has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed scientific papers focusing on the improvement of maternal and neonatal health and he has presented works and shared experience in many National and International conferences. He’s also actively involved in different National and Global initiatives and consultancies focusing on the improvement of maternal and neonatal health outcome especially in developing countries. Within Professional Associations, Dr. Ntirushwa, serves in leadership capacity as the current President of Rwanda Medical Association and Advisor to the Rwanda Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists