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Agnes Binagwaho, PhD, MD
Senior Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine

Professor Agnes Binagwaho is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity, an initiative of Partners In Health focused on changing the way health care is delivered around the world by training the next generation of global health professionals to deliver more equitable, quality health services for all. She is a Rwandan pediatrician who has served the health sector in various high-level government positions, first as the Executive Secretary of Rwanda's National AIDS Control Commission, then as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, and then for five years as Minister of Health. She is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard and serves as Senior Advisor to the Director General of the World Health Organization and is a member of the United States National Academy of Medicine and a fellow of the African Academy of Sciences. With over 150 peer-reviewed publications, her research interests include health equity and human rights, implementation science, and improving care delivery systems.

Overcoming the barriers to care for children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Muvunyi R.
Dev Med Child Neurol
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Elimination versus mitigation of SARS-CoV-2 in the presence of effective vaccines.
Authors: Authors: Oliu-Barton M, Pradelski BSR, Algan Y, Baker MG, Binagwaho A, Dore GJ, El-Mohandes A, Fontanet A, Peichl A, Priesemann V, Wolff GB, Yamey G, Lazarus JV.
Lancet Glob Health
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Hierarchy of qualities in global health partnerships: a path towards equity and sustainability.
Authors: Authors: Schriger S, Binagwaho A, Keetile M, Kerry V, Mubiligi JM, Ramogola-Masire D, Roland M, Barg FK, Cancedda C.
BMJ Glob Health
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Addressing production gaps for vaccines in African countries.
Authors: Authors: Ekström AM, Tomson G, Wanyenze RK, Bhutta ZA, Kyobutungi C, Binagwaho A, Ottersen OP.
Bull World Health Organ
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A call to action to reform academic global health partnerships.
Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Allotey P, Sangano E, Ekström AM, Martin K.
BMJ
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Air pollution and development in Africa: impacts on health, the economy, and human capital.
Authors: Authors: Fisher S, Bellinger DC, Cropper ML, Kumar P, Binagwaho A, Koudenoukpo JB, Park Y, Taghian G, Landrigan PJ.
Lancet Planet Health
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Intellectual property waiver for covid-19 vaccines will advance global health equity.
Authors: Authors: Erfani P, Binagwaho A, Jalloh MJ, Yunus M, Farmer P, Kerry V.
BMJ
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Time for the ethical management of COVID-19 vaccines.
Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Mathewos K, Davis S.
Lancet Glob Health
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What will we choose to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic?
Authors: Authors: Bayingana AU, Binagwaho A, Mathewos K.
BMJ Glob Health
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Commitment to gender equality through gender sensitive financing.
Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Mathewos K, Bayingana AU, Yohannes T.
BMJ Glob Health
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