Who are we?

RSD Institute

RSD is a health research institution created in 2006 with the ambition of generating scientific evidence specific to the African context to influence health policies and sustainably improve the health, care, and well-being of populations. Our work focuses on three major areas: research, public health interventions, capacity building, and knowledge dissemination.  Our activities are centered on, but not limited to:

Our vision

Achieve sustainable improvement in the health of populations through research and health interventions.

Our missions

Health Research

Capacity strengthening in research methods and Public Health

Advocacy for Evidence-Based Health Policy and Interventions

Our values


We are passionate about science and determined to transmit this to future generations.


We endeavor to adopt a rigorous methodology to guarantee scientific results in conformity with the best international standards.


We adhere to the strict respect of ethics and good governance. We are transparent, reliable, and responsible.


Our Methodological approach is grounded on excellence and innovation. We focus our efforts to bring solutions of high impact on the health of individuals and the society.

Our Partners