Archille Manirakiza

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Achille Manirakiza is a practicing consultant clinical oncologist in Kigali, Rwanda since 2019. He holds a medical degree from the University of Rwanda and a Master of Medicine in Clinical Oncology from the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Tanzania. His research work focuses largely on health services research, Sub-Saharan cancer care access and cancer genetics with a special interest in hereditary and early onset cancer diseases. Besides his regular clinical work, Dr. Achille heads a cancer genetics research clinic aiming at contributing to knowledge in the genetic profile of young breast and prostate cancer patients in Rwanda. Dr. Achille has contributed in designing and establishing national and continental cancer treatment guidelines, along with being a featured speaker on multiple international conferences worldwide. Dr. Achille has led and currently seat on the board of directors of the Rwanda Cancer Relief, a notable stakeholder in national efforts of cancer awareness and prevention. Dr. Achille is also a member of the Rwanda Academy of Sciences and several other international professional societies.