Minister of Health Jean Damascene Ntawukuliryayo of Rwanda

Jean Damascène Ntawukuliryayo is a Rwandan politician and the current Minister of Health in the Rwandan government.
In November 2002, Ntawukuliryayo was appointed to be Minister of Infrastructure in the Rwandan government; he served also as Minister of State responsible for higher education.
KIGALI - A Police escort attached to Health minister Jean Damascene Ntawukuliryayo was on Wednesday involved in a scuffle with a private security guard which ended with the former pulling out his pistol.
Ntawukuliryayo was jogging along Kimihurura road when Nyirishema and other KK guards allegedly nearly drove over him, a move that sparked off the row.
I was jogging in the morning when a KK vehicle was almost about to knock my escort and I,” Ntawukuliryayo said yesterday.
Ntawukuliryayo said the government also aimed at providing roads and other communication networks, market access and agricultural extension services.
About two million people, especially those living in swampy areas with high mosquito populations, are expected to benefit from the program, Health Minister Jean Damascene Ntawukuliryayo said Tuesday.
Ntawukuliryayo is now one of two Deputy Speakers of Parliament.
Jean Damascene Ntawukuliryayo was handing over the Ministry's strategic plan to Dr.