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The Equity Imperative

May 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

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Building and Strengthening a National Health System in Rwanda

Hart House is pleased to host a breakfast discussion featuring Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, the former Minister of Health for Rwanda (2011-2016) and co-founder of the University of Global Health Equity.

 Dr. Agnes Binagwaho’s work was recently featured in the documentary film, Bending the Arc, which was released as part of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, trailer here.  Dr. Binagwaho is a Rwandan pediatrician who served as the Minister of Health of Rwanda for 5 years, from May 2011 until July 2016. After practicing as a pediatrician for over 15 years, Dr. Binagwaho led the National AIDS Control Commission between 2002 and 2008. She then served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health from 2008 until 2011. Dr. Binagwaho serves on many academic boards academic. Her engagements include research on health equity, HIV/AIDS, information and communication technologies (ICT) in e-health, and pediatric care delivery systems.

This initiative is a partnership between Hart House, Partners in Health, and the University of Global Health Equity, as well as the Faculty of Medicine, the Global Health Diplomacy Program and the Munk School of Global Affairs, and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.


May 17, 2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
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Hart House, East Common Room
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3 Canada
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