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.  

Doctors in Rwanda

Staying Healthy in Rwanda

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

Jemma Hogworth
Tel: 078 830 5630; jemmahogwood@yahoo.com.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