Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Faculty-Harvard University, Senior Advisor to WHO Director General - Senior Advisor- Public Health


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.

The Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission: bridging a gap in universal health coverage for the poorest billion.

Authors: Authors: Bukhman G, Mocumbi AO, Atun R, Becker AE, Bhutta Z, Binagwaho A, Clinton C, Coates MM, Dain K, Ezzati M, Gottlieb G, Gupta I, Gupta N, Hyder AA, Jain Y, Kruk ME, Makani J, Marx A, Miranda JJ, Norheim OF, Nugent R, Roy N, Stefan C, Wallis L, Mayosi B.  
Lancet 2020-10-03 
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COVID-19 and clean air: an opportunity for radical change.

Authors: Authors: Landrigan PJ, Bernstein A, Binagwaho A.  
Lancet Planet Health 2020-10-01 
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Changing the COVID-19 Narrative in Africa: Using an Implementation Research Lens to Understand Successes and Plan for Challenges Ahead.

Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Frisch MF, Ntawukuriryayo JT, Hirschhorn LR.  
Ann Glob Health 2020-08-19 
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Learning from Exemplars in Global Health: a road map for mitigating indirect effects of COVID-19 on maternal and child health.

Authors: Authors: Phillips DE, Bhutta ZA, Binagwaho A, Boerma T, Freeman MC, Hirschhorn LR, Panjabi R.  
BMJ Glob Health 2020-07-01 
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Keeping governments accountable: the COVID-19 Assessment Scorecard (COVID-SCORE).

Authors: Authors: Lazarus JV, Binagwaho A, El-Mohandes AAE, Fielding JE, Larson HJ, Plasència A, Andriukaitis V, Ratzan SC.  
Nat Med 2020-07-01 
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Rapid Investment in Nursing to Strengthen the Global COVID-19 Response.

Authors: Authors: Rosa WE, Binagwaho A, Catton H, Davis S, Farmer PE, Iro E, Karanja V, Khanyola J, Moreland PJ, Welch JC, Aiken LH.  
Int J Nurs Stud 2020-06-04 
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Integrating implementation science into covid-19 response and recovery.

Authors: Authors: Hirschhorn L, Smith JD, Frisch MF, Binagwaho A.  
BMJ 2020-05-14 
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We Need Compassionate Leadership Management Based on Evidence to Defeat COVID-19.

Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A.  
Int J Health Policy Manag 2020-05-10 
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Implementation Research: An Efficient and Effective Tool to Accelerate Universal Health Coverage.

Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Frisch MF, Udoh K, Drown L, Ntawukuriryayo JT, Nkurunziza D, Donahoe KB, Hirschhorn LR.  
Int J Health Policy Manag 2020-05-01 
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Creating a pathway for public hospital accreditation in Rwanda: progress, challenges and lessons learned.

Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Scott KW, Dushime T, Uwaliraye P, Kamuhangire E, Akishuri D, Wanyana D, Eagan A, Kakana L, Atwine J.  
Int J Qual Health Care 2020-04-21 
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Sustainable care for children with cancer: a Lancet Oncology Commission.

Authors: Authors: Atun R, Bhakta N, Denburg A, Frazier AL, Friedrich P, Gupta S, Lam CG, Ward ZJ, Yeh JM, Allemani C, Coleman MP, Di Carlo V, Loucaides E, Fitchett E, Girardi F, Horton SE, Bray F, Steliarova-Foucher E, Sullivan R, Aitken JF, Banavali S, Binagwaho A, Alcasabas P, Antillon F, Arora RS, Barr RD, Bouffet E, Challinor J, Fuentes-Alabi S, Gross T, Hagander L, Hoffman RI, Herrera C, Kutluk T, Marcus KJ, Moreira C, Pritchard-Jones K, Ramirez O, Renner L, Robison LL, Shalkow J, Sung L, Yeoh A, Rodriguez-Galindo C.  
Lancet Oncol 2020-04-01 
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Trends in burden and risk factors associated with childhood stunting in Rwanda from 2000 to 2015: policy and program implications.

Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Rukundo A, Powers S, Donahoe KB, Agbonyitor M, Ngabo F, Karema C, Scott KW, Smith Fawzi MC.  
BMC Public Health 2020-01-20 
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COVID-SCORE: A global survey to assess public perceptions of government responses to COVID-19 (COVID-SCORE-10).

Authors: Authors: Lazarus JV, Ratzan S, Palayew A, Billari FC, Binagwaho A, Kimball S, Larson HJ, Melegaro A, Rabin K, White TM, El-Mohandes A.  
PLoS One 2020-01-01 
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Affordable human papillomavirus screening needed to eradicate cervical cancer for all.

Authors: Authors: Krivacsy S, Bayingana A, Binagwaho A.  
Lancet Glob Health 2019-12-01 
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Eliminating Deaths From Cervical Cancer-Report of a Panel at the 7th Annual Symposium on Global Cancer Research, a Satellite Meeting at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health 10th Annual Meeting.

Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Garcia PJ, Gueye B, Dykens JA, Simelela N, Torode J, Goba G, Bosland MC.  
J Glob Oncol 2019-11-01 
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Putting health equity at heart of universal coverage-the need for national programmes of action.

Authors: Authors: Friedman EA, Gostin LO, Kavanagh MM, Periago MR, Marmot M, Coates A, Binagwaho A, Mukherjee J, Chowdhury M, Robinson T, Veloso VG, Wang C, Were M.  
BMJ 2019-10-25 
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The Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda: A Response to Recent Commentaries.

Authors: Authors: Cancedda C, Binagwaho A.  
Int J Health Policy Manag 2019-07-01 
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Primary healthcare is cornerstone of universal health coverage.

Authors: Authors: Binagwaho A, Adhanom Ghebreyesus T.  
BMJ 2019-06-03 
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The legal determinants of health: harnessing the power of law for global health and sustainable development.

Authors: Authors: Gostin LO, Monahan JT, Kaldor J, DeBartolo M, Friedman EA, Gottschalk K, Kim SC, Alwan A, Binagwaho A, Burci GL, Cabal L, DeLand K, Evans TG, Goosby E, Hossain S, Koh H, Ooms G, Roses Periago M, Uprimny R, Yamin AE.  
Lancet 2019-05-04 
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National policies and care provision in pregnancy and childbirth for twins in Eastern and Southern Africa: A mixed-methods multi-country study.

Authors: Authors: Hanson C, Munjanja S, Binagwaho A, Vwalika B, Pembe AB, Jacinto E, Chilinda GK, Donahoe KB, Wanyonyi SZ, Waiswa P, Gidiri MF, Benova L.  
PLoS Med 2019-02-01 
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