Medical Assistance

Please note: The Department of State and U.S. Embassy Rwanda assume no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information. You may receive additional information about the individuals and facilities on the list by contacting local medical boards and associations (or its equivalent) or local licensing authorities.  

LIST OF PHYSICIANS, DENTISTS, AND OTHER HEALTH PROVIDERS AVAILABLE IN RWANDA

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King Faisal Hospital (KFH)

ER 24hrs, outpatient consultation, in-patient hospitalization)

Kacyiru- KG 544 Behind Umubano Hotel Kigali, Rwanda

Tel: 252 588 888; 252 582 421; 252 582 654; 252 582 655

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

Kigali Adventist Medical Center

Dr. Tommy Wuysang

Remera

Tel: 078 489 2185; drwuysang@yahoo.com

Languages: English, French

 

Dispensary Kigali (former Belgian Clinic)

Dr. Annemie Michiels and Dr. Katie Cartledge

Kiyovu

Tel:  252-575-551 ext. 223; 078 830 0353; http://dispensarykigali.com/en/home-3/

Languages: French, English

 

MediHeal

Dr. Farooq Siddiqui

Kimihurura

Tel: 078 831 7727; 078 918 4444; 072 760 2020

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda.

 

Baho Medical Center

Dr. Petronille Muhawenimana (gastroenterology)

Tel: 078 875 9007; 078 305 2460; 078 852 3734

Languages: English, French

 

Legacy Clinic

Partha Sarathy, Director

KK3 Kicukiro Nyarugunga

Tel: 078 838 2000

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE

 

Brahma Kumaris International Organization

Ndamage House, 2nd Floor

Tel: 078 854 3693; Kigali@rw.bkwsu.org

Languages: English

 

CHIROPRACTOR

 

Noella Kanyabutenbo

Legacy Clinic KK3 Kicukiro, Nyarungunga

Tel: 078 838 2000; 078 830 8466

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

DENTISTS

 

Seventh-Day Adventist Dental Clinic

Dr. Omonte Valentin Mamani; Dr. Judith Susan Tito; Dr. Michel Mbomimama

Blvd. de l’Umuganda, Kacyiru

P.O. Box 367 Kigali, Rwanda

Tel: 078 877 7720; 252 582 431

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda, Swahili, Spanish

 

Jubilee Dental Clinic

Dector Niboye, Kicukiro District

Tel: 078 698 3100; 028 034 4647; kigali@jubileedentalclinic.org

For emergency call: 0786983100

 

King Faisal Hospital

Kacyiru – KG544 Behind Umubano Hotel, Kigali

Tel: 252 588 888; 252 582 421; 252 582 654; 252 582 655

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

Dr. Lucas, Julieta – General Dentistry & Orthodontics

MTN center in Nyarutarama (Kigali)

Tel: 078 856 7141

Languages: English, French

 

Dr. Flocerfida Pineda – Family Dentistry and Orthodontics

Pineda Dental Clinic in Kiyovu

Tel: 078 856 4377; lvpineda@yahoo.com

Languages: English, French

 

DERMATOLOGISTS

 

Dr. Kayitenkole

Nyarutarama

Tel: 078 274 2943; 551 004 144; kigali.dermatology.clinic@gmail.com

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

IMMUNIZATIONS

 

Vaccine Preventable Diseases Division

Dr. Maurice

Tel: 078 5152534; Vpdd.rbc.moh@gmail.com; www.rbc.gov.rw

Languages: English, French

 

INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALIST

 

Polyclinique Du Plateau (open 24 hours)

Dr. Antoine Muyombano

Kiyovu, near Belgian Embassy, opposite Soras

Tel: 078 830 1630; pcp@mtnonline.rw

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

MENTAL HEALTH

 

Kelly Johnson – BA, MA in counseling

Tel: 078 433 4988; liveagainrwanda@gmail.com; www.liveagainrwanda.com

Languages: English

 

Dr. Jemma Hogwood – Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Tel: 078 830 5630; jemmahogwood@yahoo.co.uk

Languages: English

 

Caraes Ndera Hospital

Brother Charles Nkubili

Tel: 025 511 3551; 078 882 7364; 078 830 7932; cnkubili@yahoo.fr

Languages: English

 

Service de Consultation Psycho-Sociale (SCPS)

Branch of Centre Hospitaliere Universitaire de Kigali (CHUK)

Dr. Charles Mudenge

Tel: 078 831 2895

Languages: English

 

OBSTETRICS/GYNECOLOGY

 

Clinique Bien Naitre

Dr. Claude Nkundabagenzi

Muhima, near Hotel Okapi

Tel: 078 845 4647; jcnkunda@gmail.com

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

Jocelyn Jelsma – Midwife

Tel: 078 301 0302 (prefers SMS, will call back); jocelynjelsma.hwc@gmail.com

Languages: English

 

Eugene Ngoga

MediHeal Clinic

KN5 Road, Kimihurura

Tel: 078 315 0924

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

OPTHALMOLOGY

 

Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital

Kisimenti

Tel: 078 838 6377; After hours: 078 730 3743

Languages: English, Kinyarwanda

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY/CHIROPRACTOR

 

Centre Medical Orkide

Charles Gatsinzi – manager and head physiotherapist

Tel: 250 788 597 077; cgatsinzi@gmail.com

Languages: French

 

Kigali Health Institute (KHI) Physical Therapy

Tel: 078 885 4914; mbarushimanadotiva@yahoo.fr

Languages: French

 

King Faisal Hospital Physical Therapy 

John Gasherebuka (Department Chief)

Eric Mutabazi (Unit Mgr.)

Emmanuel (Emma) Muganwa

Tel: 078 852 7002

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

PHARMACIES

 

Kipharma

Near La Galette

Tel: 025 257 5234; Fax: 025 257 6511

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

Pharmacie Conseil
Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:30am- 10:30pm and Sunday 10:00am- 3:30pm

Kacyiru – located at the Prester Enterprises Building – Ground floor.  Next to post office in Kacyiru and opposite the Top Tower Hotel.

Downtown – across from the Belgian School

Gacuriro – 101 Benjamina Street Vision 2020 Estates near Highland Apartments

Tel: 078 830 8200; 078 830 3655; 078 830 3755; For further details: www.pharmacieconseil.org

Languages: English, French, Kinyarwanda

 

EVACUATION/ MEDICAL

 

Akagera Aviation – only within Rwanda

Helicopters operate only during daylight hours

One military paramedic on call

Kigali International Airport
Main Terminal Building
P.O. Box 6619 Kigali, Rwanda

Akagera Annual Air Ambulance service: office@akageraaviation.com

To arrange an Emergency evacuation: hems@akageraaviation.com

Tel: 028 028 0600; 078 830 8382; Fax:0252580235

Flying Doctors of East Africa (Nairobi Based)

Will only fly patient to Nairobi

Tel: +254 20 6992299 /6992000 / 315454 / 315455 / 6002492
Mobile: +254 (0) 733 639 088; 736 359 362; 722 314 239
Email: emergency@flydoc.org
Fax: +25420344170

 

Intensive Care Air Ambulance (ICAA) (Nairobi based)

24hr Emergency Hotlines: +254 20 6000 600; +254 722 600 600; +254 733 600 600
Email: icaa@icaanairobi.com

Air Evacuation South Africa Europe Assistance / MRI (South Africa)

Tel: 27 (0) 800 111 990

 

International SOS – Johannesburg, South Africa call center, 24 hours
Requires liaison with local medical personnel

Tel:  + 27 (0) 11 541 1300
Fax: + 27 (0) 865 290 777
Website: www.internationalsos.com

 

MEDICAL PROVIDERS AND HOSPITALS OUTSIDE OF KIGALI

 

Northern Rwanda:

Muzanze Hospital

Butaro Hospital/Partners in Health Hospital

Shyira Hospital (outside Ruhengeri)

Languages: English

 

Southern Rwanda:

Kibagora Hospital (outside Cyangugu)

Sheila Etherington, RN Tel: 078 854 1206

Julie Yerger, RN Tel: 078 823 2766; julieyrn@yahoo.com

Languages: English

 

Eastern Rwanda:

Rwinkwavu Hospital (On the way to Akagera National Park)

Languages: English