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The Equity Imperative

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The Equity Imperative: Building and Strengthening a National Health System in Rwanda

Details: Hart House is pleased to host a breakfast discussion featuring Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, the former Minister of Health for Rwanda (2011-2016) and co-founder of the University of Global Health Equity (www.ughe.org). ;

When: Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:30-10 am

Where: East Common Room, Hart House

Cost: $5 / Registration opening soon

Dr. Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan pediatrician who served as the Minister of Health of Rwanda for 5 years, from May 2011 until July 2016. After practicing as a pediatrician for over 15 years, Dr. Binagwaho led the National AIDS Control Commission between 2002 and 2008. She then served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health from 2008 until 2011. Dr. Binagwaho serves on many academic boards academic. Her engagements include research on health equity, HIV/AIDS, information and communication technologies (ICT) in e-health, and pediatric care delivery systems. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, serves on the International Advisory Board of Lancet Global Health, the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine and of Health and Human Rights: An International Journal, and contributed to multiple books. She chairs the Rwanda Pediatric Society, is a member of the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries. Dr. Binagwaho is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, and a Professor of the Practice of Global Health Delivery at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda. She also serves on the International Strategic Advisory Board for the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London. Dr. Binagwaho received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from Dartmouth College in 2010. In 2014, she received her Ph.D. from the University of Rwanda. She is active in advocacy and political mobilisation on behalf of women and children, in Rwanda and worldwide.

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