Professor Agnes Binagwaho is the vice chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity, a global university in the rural north of Rwanda focused on changing the way health care is delivered around the world by training the next generation of global health professionals to provide 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.
Incomplete data during the COVID-19 pandemic poses terrifying consequences for women. A global response will require filling those data gaps so that “unknowns become knowns,” write two experts from Rwanda’s University of Global Health Equity.
The University of Global Health Equity aims to turn that vision into reality. University Vice-Chancellor and former Rwandan Health Minister Dr. Agnes Binagwaho and Research Associate Miriam Frisch explain the model.