Dr Yvonne KAYITESHONGA holds an MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology from the University of Paris 8, Paris, France.
She is a practitioner in the field of clinical psychology; and a public health professional with 26-year experience within which she gained relevant program management experience across monitoring & evaluating projects and management functions including Director of the National Mental Health Outpatient Center, National Coordinator of the Mental Health Program.
The Mental Health Division has the mandate of delivering quality, affordable, and equitable mental health services to all Rwandans.
The Mental Health Division implements high impact interventions for the prevention of mental health, the promotion of mental health awareness, the management of mental illness, and the rehabilitation and social reintegration of the mentally ill. The division also focuses on strengthening the integration of mental health care into the national health system.
The Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Unit plans and implements integrated strategies for prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of people suffering from alcohol and drug abuse disorders.
The Psychiatric Care unit develops, decentralizes, and integrates mental healthcare services and interventions at all levels of health care system.
The Community Mental Rehabilitation Unit works to strengthen community-based mental health interventions to facilitate rehabilitation of individuals with mental disorders.
A Rwanda that cares for its citizens’ mental wellbeing, where all levels of service delivery provide quality mental health services in a comprehensive, decentralized and integrated health system.
Our Mission: To develop a system capable of safeguarding the mental wellbeing of all Rwandans through prevention, mental health education, early diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and support to those with mental illness. .
Dr. Yvonne KAYITESHONGA
Mental Health Division
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