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Dr. Yvan Butera

Rwandan Minister of State in the Ministry of Health

Dr. Yvan Butera, is the Rwandan Minister of State in the Ministry of Health since November 2022. He has over 5 years of experience in leadership in the Rwandan health care sector. Previously, he served as the Deputy Executive Secretary of the Human Resources for Health Secretariat, overseeing health care workforce capacity-building and development. Prior to that he worked as a physician at various district and university teaching hospitals in Rwanda since graduating from the University of Rwanda, School of Medicine in 2014, including five years at the Rwanda Military Hospital. Dr. Butera completed a PhD in Human Genetics at the University of Li├Ęge in Belgium and holds a Masters of Science in Global Health Delivery from the University of Global Health Equity.