Who We Are

Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) is the nation's central health implementation agency.

RBC was established in 2011 through a merger of fourteen key health institutions. RBC strives to improve the health of the Rwandan population by providing high quality, affordable and sustainable health care services. This is accomplished through the implementation of preventative, rehabilitative, and curative health interventions.

RBC conducts scientific research, provides diagnostics services, and implements innovative health interventions to protect the nation against diseases and other health threats.



Mission and Vision

Mission: RBC promotes high quality, affordable, and sustainable health care services to the population through evidence-based interventions and practices guided by ethics and professionalism.

Vision: To become a Center of Excellence for the prosperity of the country, ensuring quality health service delivery, education and research.

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Rwanda Biomedical Centre has been appointed by the Cabinet Decision in the cabinet meeting held in 2016.
Click here to meet our Board members


Senior Management

Dr. Sabin
NSANZIMANA
Director General
James
KAMANZI
Deputy Director General
Dr. Jean Baptist
MAZARATI
Head of Department of Biomedical Services
Dr. Innocent
TURATE
Head of (IHDPC) Institute of HIV/AIDS Disease Prevention and Control

Our Divisions and Units

Nathalie
MUTEGARABA
Division Manager

Corporate Services

Dr. José
NYAMUSORE
Division Manager

Epidemic Surveillance and Response (ESR)

Dr. Placidie
MUGWANEZA
Division Manager

HIV/AIDS and STIs Diseases

Dr. Aimable
MBITUYUMUREMYI
Division Manager

Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases

Dr. Felix
SAYINZOGA
Division Manager

Maternal, Child and Community Health

Francine
UMUTESI
Coordinator

Medical Technology and Infrastructure (MTI)

Clarisse
MUSANABAGANWA
Director

Medical Research Centre Unit

Dr. Yvonne
KAYITESHONGA
Division Manager

Mental Health

Celsa
GAJU
Division Manager

Medical Procurement and Production

Dr. Ivan E.
MWIKARAGO
Division Manager

National Reference Laboratory

Dr. Swaibu
GATARE
Division Manager

National Centre for Blood Transfusion

Dr. Francois
UWINKINDI
Ag. Division Manager

Non Communicable Diseases

Dr. Albert
TUYISHIME
Division Manager

Planning, M&E and Business Strategy

Malick
KAYUMBA
Division Manager

Rwanda Health Communication Centre

Dr. Patrick
MIGAMBI
Division Manager

Tuberculosis and Other Respiratory Diseases

Dr. Gilbert
BIRARO
Coordinator

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