About The

Committee

The Rwanda National Ethics Committee was created (RNEC) in May 2002 by the Ministry of Health of Rwanda.
Since the 30th October 2008 that RNEC was officialy confirmed by the Ministerial Instruction N° 20/37. It was composed of 7 members.
On 26th February 2009 another Ministerial Instruction N° 20/39 amended and completed the previous one by modifying the composition of the committee bringing the membership at ten (10) members.

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Mission

The mission of the committee is to review all the research projects on human beings before they are conducted on Rwandan territory.

Vision

Our vision ensure that all research projects conducted in Rwanda meet nationally and internationally accepted research ethical standards.

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Our Team

Members of the National Research Ethics Committee on Human Beings (hereinafter the Committee) adopted its Internal Rules and Regulations, the Committee is composed of eleven (11) members and an Administrator, including:

Dr. Jean Baptiste MAZARATI

Chair Person

Dr. Ndahindwa Vedaste

Vice Chair

Ass.Prof. David K. TUMUSIIME

Secretary

Prof. Laetitia NYIRAZINYOYE

Member

Mr. Spencer BUGINGO

Member

Ass.Prof. Darius GISHOMA

Member

Ass. Prof. Lisine TUYISENGE

Member

Prof. Claude Mambo MUVUNYI

Member

Ass. Prof. Egide KAYITARE

Member

Prof. Jean Paul RWABIHAMA

Member

Sr. Epiphanie MUKABARANGA

Member

Mrs. Valentine INGABIRE

Administrator of the RNEC