Rinda Ubuzima clinical research center is a local non-governmental organization legally registered by the Rwanda Government Board (RGB) and is specialized in HIV prevention and sexual and reproductive health (SRH) research.
We are the clinical research center in Rwanda
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Rinda Ubuzima is the continuation of the former Projet Ubuzima; an International Non Governmental Organization founded in 2004 in Amsterdam by Janneke Van de Wijgert, PhD,MD,Msc and Colleagues who were Members of Management Team of the International Antiviral Therapy Evaluation Center (IATEC).
Rinda Ubuzima has operated a research clinic and laboratory in Kigali and has successfully implemented many studies.
After six years of intensive capacity building in clinic research and clinic/laboratory equipments acquisition, the management of Projet Ubuzima has decided to change the status of Projet Ubuzima from an International Non Governmental Organization to a National Non Governmental Organization named Rinda Ubuzima.
Rinda Ubuzima Mission, Vision and Objectives
The mission of the organization is to execute the activities aiming to promote health in Rwanda.
Our vision is to become
a center of excellence in research.
To achieve this mission Rinda Ubuzima has fixed the following objectives:
- To bring together researchers from Rwanda, other African countries, Asia, Europe, and the United States for developing medical research in Rwanda;
- To conduct clinic research and other studies on microbicides for HIV prevention;
- To conduct other medical and global health research;
- To contribute to capacity building in clinical research.