The Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences is a peer reviewed journal published three times a year and is a continuation of the former Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences since January 2018. It publishes topics relevant to various health related fields including but not limited to medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, public health, nutrition, health management and policy, and other health sciences. The Journal accepts quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods studies, each evaluated for their scientific rigor and validity. The following types of manuscripts will be considered for publication in the journal: original research, review articles, short communications, letters to the editor, perspective articles, lessons from the field, editorials, and case reports.  Each of these is further elaborated below. The journal may publish supplements of conference proceedings or special editions. 

As of October 2023 the journal is now indexed in SCOPUS, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), and African Index Medicus (AIM).

Published: 2023-07-31

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Nurses towards Oral Care of Psychiatric Patients at a Teaching Hospital, Kigali, Rwanda

Donat Uwayezu, Mireille Ishimwe Cyeza, Betty Mukantwali, Jean Claude Nshimiyimana, Diane Umuhoza, Peace Uwambaye, Agnes Gatarayiha, Danilo Malines Zambrano


Risk Factors of Transfusion Transmissible Infections among Blood Donors at Karongi Regional Centre for Blood Transfusion in Rwanda

Olivier Nsekuye, Henri Desire Uwayo, Clarisse Marie Claudine Simbi, Michael Habtu, Joseph Ntaganira


Outcomes of the Icare Rebound Tonometer versus the Gold Standard Tonometer in Measuring Intraocular Pressure among Mzuzu University Students, Malawi

François Régis Twiringirimana, Clémentine Kanazayire, Okyere Bright Vandyke, Andrew Kanzunguze, Reverien Rutayisire, Grace Ogbona


Functional Outcomes of Stroke Survivors after Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Program at a Tertiary University Teaching Hospital in Rwanda

Jacques Nshimiyimana, Jean Baptiste Sagahutu, Chance Christian Ndahiriwe, Jean De Dieu Rukundo, Oreste Abayisenga, Pascal Bizimungu, Peace Mbonyumurerwa, Jean Claude Niyitegeka


Seroprevalence and Associated Risk Factors for Hepatitis B Virus among Pregnant Women Attending a Public Health Facility in Osogbo, Nigeria

Olaniyan Olayinka Olaolu, Odewusi Odeyinka Olufunso, Oyekanmi Bolape Adeola, Joseph Gregory Uchechukwu


Prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus among Female Sex Workers and Associated Risk Factors in Rwanda, 2019

Daniel Ntabanganyimana, Albert Ndagijimana, Noella Benemariya, Michael Habtu, Joseph Ntaganira


Feeding Practices and Nutritional Status among Children Aged from Six to 23 Months in Western Province, Rwanda: A cross-sectional study

Delice Ilinde Niyigena, Clemence Akurumuri Semayira, Moses Mutabazi, Naphtal Ntirushwamaboko, Jean de Dieu Habimana, Damien Iyakaremye, Sunday François Xavier


Are the Offspring Still Affected by their Mothers’ Genocidal Rape 28 Years Ago? : Thematic Analysis of Offspring Experience

Fortunée Nyirandamutsa, Japhet Niyonsenga, Gaju K. Lisette, Josias Izabayo, Emilienne Kambibi, Samuel Munderere, Célestin Sebuhoro, Assumpta Muhayisa, Vincent Sezibera


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eISSN: 2616-9827
print ISSN: 2616-9819