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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

Gene Bukhman (MD, PhD) is a cardiologist and medical anthropologist who heads the Program on Global Noncommunicable Disease (NCDs) and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. He is an associate professor of medicine and 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. He is an attending cardiologist in the Cardiovascular Division and the Division and the BWH Fellowship in Type 1 Diabetes and Global Health Equity. During the late 1990s, Dr. Bukhman studied the politics of tuberculosis control in the Former Soviet Union, during which time he served as a consultant to Médecins Sans Frontières and the World Health Organization. For the past 15 years, his career has focused on the NCD and injury burden among those living in extreme poverty, with a particular focus on low-income countries. In 2009, he received the American Heart Association's National Scientist Development Award. He has been the Senior Technical Advisor to the Ministry of Health of Rwanda since 2010, and has worked with NCD divisions in the Health Ministries of Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Liberia, and Malawi through the NCD Synergies project, which he founded and directs. He has been an invited speaker on more than 60 occasions. He is lead author and editor of the PIH Guide to Chronic Care Integration for Endemic NCDs (2011). He has been an author on more than 25 publications in scientific journals, including the Lancet. He has been a reviewer for more than a dozen medical journals. In 2011, the University of Arizona Honors College, named him Alumnus of the Year. In 2015, the World Health Organization's Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs selected Dr. Bukhman as an independent expert to the financing working group. Dr. Bukhman is the Co-Chair of the Lancet Commission on Reframing NCDs and Injuries for the Poorest Billion.

Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
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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.
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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.
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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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