Alypio Nyandwi

Alypio Nyandwi

Project Officer

ABOUT Alypio Nyandwi

Alypio coordinates and monitors the implementation of a SIDA-APHRC Fund Management Project related to the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) Partnership.

The overall objective of the project is to provide fund management support to implementing partners with the aim to increase timeliness, efficiency, and effectiveness in the implementation of the projects at partner institutions; and to strengthen the research and grant management capacities of AMR researchers and implementing partners. The project also envisages building a strong network of Antimicrobial Resistance researchers collaboratively and effectively engaging with policy actors in projects aimed at prevention and treatment of bacterial, parasitic, viral and fungal infections and diseases.

Prior to joining APHRC, Alypio was a public servant in the Rwanda Health Sector for the past 16 years. He lastly served the Rwanda Ministry of Health over the past 9 years, including 2 years as a Medical Education and Research Officer, and over 7 years as a Health M&E and Reports Specialist.

Alypio is a public health professional with solid experience in health systems strengthening, public policy analysis, planning, research, monitoring and evaluation. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Human Sciences and a Master’s Degree in Public Health, both from the National University of Rwanda. Throughout his 16 years of working experience in Rwanda’s health sector, he served and contributed to different national professional and technical bodies. He has been an active of the National Committee for Behavior Change Communication on HIV and AIDS (2007-2012), the National Treaty Body Reporting Taskforce for Rwanda (2014-2022), the National Implementation Committee on the East African Community (EAC) Common Market Protocol (2014-2022), Rwanda Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Technical Working Team (2018-2022).

Alypio is driven by the desire to transform population’s ill health through impactful research.

Alypio adores and promotes optimistic mindset.