The Rwanda National Ethics Committee (RNEC) was official created on 3rd October 2008 by the Ministerial instructions no 20/37. It’s recognized by the Federalwide assurance (FWA) for the protection of human subjects for international (Non –U.S.) Institutions  (FWA Assurance No. 00001973) and (IRB 00001497 of IORG0001100).