About the Rwanda Public Health Bulletin (RPHB)

The Rwanda Public Health Bulletin (RPHB) is a printed and open access, peer-reviewed journal, published as the flagship scientific and technical periodical publication. RPHB is a public health bulletin launched in March 2019 by the Rwandan Ministry of Health, through the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation and with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative. 


To serve as a scientific information dissemination platform of national and international significance, mainly in areas related to the Rwanda Ministry of Health’s essential mission to strengthen national and local health systems and improve the health of the people of Rwanda. The Rwanda Public Health Bulletin publishes disease surveillance summaries, public health response guidelines, public health notices, case reports, outbreak reports, original research papers, and policy briefs among others. It generally features issues of importance to its targeted audience which is health professionals, academic researchers, policymakers and anybody interested in health issues. Articles for publication are received from doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, students, policymakers, government bodies, non-governmental bodies and others. 


To bridge the gap in public health information sharing between policy-makers, researchers, health professionals and practitioners. 


RPHB is a publication of the Rwanda Health Communication Center (RHCC) which is the communication arm of the Rwanda Ministry of Health’s Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC).


Online ISSN: 2663 - 4651, Print ISSN: 2663 - 4643

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