Agnes Binagwaho, M.D.
|Title||Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine|
|Institution||Harvard Medical School|
|Department||Global Health and Social Medicine|
|Address||Harvard Medical School|
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Dr. Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan pediatrician and serves as Minister of Health of Rwanda. After practicing medicine for over 15 years, Dr. Binagwaho joined the National AIDS Control Commission as Executive Secretary in 2002. She then served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health from October 2008 to May 2011. She currently is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Dr. Binagwaho is a member of the Editorial Boards of Public Library of Science Medicine and the Journal of Health and Human Rights. She chairs the Rwanda Pediatric Society, the Rwanda Country Coordinating Mechanism of the Global Fund, and is a member of the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries. Dr. Binagwaho also serves on the International Strategic Advisory Board for the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London. She received an Honorary Doctor of Sciences from Dartmouth College in 2010, and is presently pursuing her Ph.D. at the National University of Rwanda.
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