RCVD, a body charged with the responsibility of coordinating and overseeing the training and practice of the Veterinary profession in RWANDA. These include determining what standards of knowledge and skills are to be attained by member.
We aim to enhance society through improved animal health and welfare. We do this by setting, upholding and advancing the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.
Our Passion. Our Profession. Empowering veterinarians to thrive in the profession we all love.

Rwanda Council of Veterinary Doctors was established by Law NO 56/2013 of 09/08/2013 (Official Gazette no 42 of 21/10/2013).

The veterinary profession include more particularly the following:

  • Curative and preventive veterinary medecine;
  • Animal reproductive;
  • Veterinary pharmacy practice and use of inputs and livestock equipment;
  • Hygiene and quality of animal products;
  • Wild animal medicine.