Aimée Joséphine Utuza

Aimée Joséphine Utuza is a health professional from Rwanda, with a Diploma in general nursing, a mental health specialization, a bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology, and a Master’s in Public Health. She has more than 15 years working in the health sector in Rwanda including the Ministry of Health for Rwanda, the Swiss Cooperation, and international non-governmental organizations working in mental health, gender-based violence, and HIV/AIDS. From 2016 – 2018, she was the senior project manager of the “Training Support Access Model in Maternal Newborn and Child Health project in Rwanda,” a 4-year partnership project funded by Global Affairs of Canada. Aimée recently received a scholarship to begin PhD studies in Health Promotion at the University of Western Ontario focused on sexual reproductive health, gender, trauma and violence informed care, targeting the problematic of teenage pregnancies in Rwanda.