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ELECTIONS OF REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES OF THE RWANDA MEDICAL AND DENTAL COUNCIL

Kigali, 11 March 2016

The Rwanda Medical and Dental Council (RMDC) is an organization established by an Act of Parliament (Law NÂș44/2012 of 14/01/2013) to regulate the practice of medical and dental profession in Rwanda.
Today March 11th, 2016 at La Palisse, Nyandungu, Gasabo District, Kigali City took place the first leg of the National Council elections after a four years term in office of the outgoing team.

According to the RMDC internal rules and regulations, regional representatives from Kigali City, Western, Southern, Northern and Eastern Provinces were elected to constitute the Electoral College that will in turn elect the National Board on March 25th, 2016.

Were elected today 13 representatives of City of Kigali together with their equivalent number of alternates ; were also elected 6 representatives from Southern Province and their alternates ; the Dental surgeons also elected 2 of their representatives and their alternates.
Elections of Western, Northern and Eastern Provinces will take place in their respective sites as there was no quorum to allow election of their representatives today.

The outgoing Chairman of the RMDC, Prof.Emile Rwamasirabo, presented a fours report of activities and achievements. Thereafter, the Chairman of the RMDC electoral commission, Dr. RUTIJANWA Medard,took charge and chaired the electoral process that went on smoothly.

The elected representatives will convene again and elect a new National Board on 25th March, 2016. The list of the elected National council members shall be submitted, when the full cycle of elections is complete.

Press release signed by :

Prof. Emile Rwamasirabo, Chairman, RMDC.

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