Agnes Binagwaho

Vice Chancellor, University of Global Health Equity

Agnes Binagwaho is the vice chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity. She is also a senior lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an adjunct clinical professor of pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. Binagwaho worked for 20 years in the public health sector in Rwanda and served in high-level government positions. She was the executive secretary of Rwanda’s National AIDS Control Commission, the permanent secretary of the Rwanda Ministry of Health, and was minister of health from 2011 to 2016. She is a member of several boards, foundations, and journals combating AIDS and infant mortality.

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