MedSend National Scholar Heralded as one of the “New Faces of African Medicine”


Dr. Alliance Niyukuri, a 2018 MedSend National Scholar graduate, was recently featured in Christianity Today‘s January 6, 2020 issue profiling the changing face of African Medicine. Dr. Niyukuri, a Burundian who completed surgery residency in Gabon, was one of the first residents sponsored by the National Scholar Program. In 2018, Dr. Niyunkuri joined the staff at Kibuye Hope Hospital in his native Burundi.

The article highlights Dr. Niyukuri’s story, as well as other National Scholars, currently in residency programs run by MedSend International Associates:

Read the article here. 


Featured photo courtesy of  Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (PAACS)

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