Vision of our Department
To be a center of excellence in the training of oral health personnel and provision of health services.
To provide highly specialized and quality oral health services that are readily accessible, available and affordable by the clients.
“Students’ driven and community focused”
Our core values
*Excellence in teaching and clinical practice
*Ethical practice and social responsibility
*Respect for individuals and their contributions
*Responsiveness to changing community needs
*Continuing education and research.
Building on the past-shaping the Future
Established in 1998 in line with the KHI mission, the dental department is the only dental training facility in the whole country of Rwanda. It is committed towards training and producing oral healthcare professionals, from scientific background and equipped with knowledge and skills to meet the oral healthcare needs of all communities in Rwandans Healthcare context.
To date it operates a modern and dependable dental consultancy center, an extensive network of community-based services, educational and research activities.
Notable contribution to the National Health Agenda is the KHI-Dental department’s involvement in the community outreach oral health programmes, in providing free dental services in the under-served rural areas of Nyamasheke (Cyangugu), Nyagatare and Gatsibo Districts.
Realizing dental excellence at KHI
In keeping with the Kigali Health Institute’s overall strategic plan to be a center of excellence in training and development of health professionals, the department of dentistry is the home to highly qualified, eager and competent oral health professional staff, modern and dependable facilities, competence-based curricula and the best possible clinical and community outreach based training programmes.
The Institute’s department of Dentistry, helps students realize their dreams of successful and productive careers by providing them with exceptional friendly learning and clinical training environment.