Blaise is Medical Doctor, a degree earned from University of Burundi. He is a blogger and health advocate. He is more interested in research in order to curb global health issues especially NCDs-related ones including HIV. He is the General Secretary at Village Health Action, an organisation dedicated to promoting health in Burundi. This organisation has been dealing with an HIV and Harm reduction program for three years (2016-2019). He has been involved in many activities aiming at tackling NCDs-issues and has been recognised as one of the young leaders in fighting NCDs in East-Africa by the Young Professionals Chronic Diseases Network.
Blaise believes that education is the key to any progress especially in health domain that’s why he is serving as the Medical Teachings Officer at English Medical Centre, a centre dedicated to youth empowerment. A journey that started earlier in 2013 when, together with other medical students, he saw the need that was in healthcare professionals concerning the use of English in this global world where English has an important place and Burundi being a French speaking country. They then started teaching English young people and after added ICTs in the vocational skills they are giving.
He has been involved in many volunteering health-related activities like teaching and advocating for sexual and reproductive health through blogging and media; saving lives through Red Cross where he has been volunteering but also teaching basic first aid.
Blaise is always trying to learn new things and share his knowledge with others. He is interested in global health and earned a certificate after following a course on global health given by Global Health Focus. He also followed an online course called “The Lancet Maternal Health Series: Global Research and Evidence” that was organised in partnership with the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He earned also a certificate after completing the Implementation Research course, a MOOC organised by the WHO TDR (Training in Tropical Diseases) program together with the Senegal Institute of Public Health ISED-UCAD.