Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority hereafter designated as the “Authority”, was established by the law Nº 003/2018 of 09/02/2018 determining its mission, organization and functioning. The mandate of the Authority is to protect public health through regulation of human and veterinary medicines, vaccines and other biological products, processed foods, poisons, medicated cosmetics, medical devices, household chemical substances, tobacco and tobacco products.
A world class regulatory Authority effectively protecting and promoting public health
To regulate medical products, processed foods, household products, and tobacco and tobacco products to ensure their quality and safety so as to protect the population of Rwanda from defective, falsified and substandard products.
The conduct and performance of the Authority is underpinned by the following five core values: