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Gene Bukhman, PhD, MD
Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dr Gene Bukhman is a cardiologist and medical anthropologist who directs the Center for Integration Science at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Program on Global Noncommunicable Disease (NCDs) and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine and an Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine. He is also the Senior Health and Policy Advisor on NCDs at Partners In Health (PIH) where he directs the NCD Synergies project. Between 2010 and 2015, he was the Senior Technical Advisor on NCDs to the Rwanda Ministry of Health. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Bukhman has argued that for those living in extreme poverty, NCDs are best understood as part of the “long tail” of global health equity that demands a new “science of integration.” He has translated this critique into practical delivery strategies that are now impacting patients' lives in more than a dozen countries. He is the author of more than 90 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters that apply a range of methodologies from ethnography and archival research to epidemiology and mathematical modelling to identify solutions to the problem of “NCDI Poverty.” Dr. Bukhman was the lead-author and co-chair of the 1996-2020 Lancet Commission on Reframing NCDs and Injuries for the Poorest Billion, and is currently co-chair of the 22-country NCDI Poverty Network launched in December of 2020 to support implementation of the Lancet Commission’s recommendations.  

An investment case for the prevention and management of rheumatic heart disease in the African Union 2021-30: a modelling study.
Authors: Authors: Coates MM, Sliwa K, Watkins DA, Zühlke L, Perel P, Berteletti F, Eiselé JL, Klassen SL, Kwan GF, Mocumbi AO, Prabhakaran D, Habtemariam MK, Bukhman G.
Lancet Glob Health
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Implementation outcomes of national decentralization of integrated outpatient services for severe non-communicable diseases to district hospitals in Rwanda.
Authors: Authors: Niyonsenga SP, Park PH, Ngoga G, Ntaganda E, Kateera F, Gupta N, Rwagasore E, Rwunganira S, Munyarugo A, Mutumbira C, Dusabayezu S, Eagan A, Boudreaux C, Noble C, Muhimpundu MA, Ndayisaba FG, Nsanzimana S, Bukhman G, Uwinkindi F.
Trop Med Int Health
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The origins of the 4 × 4 framework for noncommunicable disease at the World Health Organization.
Authors: Authors: Schwartz LN, Shaffer JD, Bukhman G.
SSM Popul Health
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Universal health coverage for the poorest billion: justice and equity considerations - Authors' reply.
Authors: Authors: Bukhman G, Mocumbi A.
Lancet
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Reframing Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries for Equity in the Era of Universal Health Coverage: Findings and Recommendations from the Kenya NCDI Poverty Commission.
Authors: Authors: Mwangi K, Gathecha G, Nyamongo M, Kimaiyo S, Kamano J, Bukachi F, Odhiambo F, Meme H, Abubakar H, Mwangi N, Nato J, Oti S, Kyobutungi C, Wamukoya M, Mohamed SF, Wanyonyi E, Ali Z, Nyanjau L, Nganga A, Kiptui D, Karagu A, Nyangasi M, Mwenda V, Mwangi M, Mulaki A, Mwai D, Waweru P, Anyona M, Masibo P, Beran D, Guessous I, Coates M, Bukhman G, Gupta N.
Ann Glob Health
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Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) strategic plans in low- and lower-middle income Sub-Saharan Africa: framing and policy response.
Authors: Authors: Boudreaux C, Noble C, Coates MM, Kelley J, Abanda M, Kintu A, McLaughlin A, Marx A, Bukhman G.
Glob Health Action
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Burden of non-communicable diseases from infectious causes in 2017: a modelling study.
Authors: Authors: Coates MM, Kintu A, Gupta N, Wroe EB, Adler AJ, Kwan GF, Park PH, Rajbhandari R, Byrne AL, Casey DC, Bukhman G.
Lancet Glob Health
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Crohn's disease in low and lower-middle income countries: A scoping review.
Authors: Authors: Rajbhandari R, Blakemore S, Gupta N, Adler AJ, Noble CA, Mannan S, Nikolli K, Yih A, Joshi S, Bukhman G.
World J Gastroenterol
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The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Massive Threat for Those Living With Cardiovascular Disease Among the Poorest Billion.
Authors: Authors: Klassen SL, Kwan GF, Bukhman G.
Circulation
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Chronic care service delivery models for people living with type 1 diabetes in low- and lower-middle income countries: a scoping review protocol.
Authors: Authors: Noble C, Adler A, Park PH, Bavuma C, Worster D, Bukhman G.
JBI Evid Synth
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