Richard Mihigo

  • Born

  • Occupation

    Program Area Manager, Immunization and Vaccine Development WHO

From 1994 to 2003, he worked at various levels in the health system in Rwanda, including managing the national immunization program.

In January 2004 for a period of six months, he was the Permanent Secretary of the country coordinating mechanisms of the GFATM in Rwanda and has also worked in the past for WHO and UNICEF and as an independent consultant for WHO, UNICEF, USAID, and the GFATM.

Dr. Mihigo is currently Regional Advisor in the Immunization, Vaccines Development program at the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) in Brazzaville, Congo.


SDG 3 March 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Campaigns in Africa

By mid-March 36 African countries have received COVID-19 vaccines and 24 of them had already launched vaccination campaigns. Most of…