Kedest Mathewos is a research associate to Agnes Binagwaho, vice chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity. Prior to joining UGHE, Kedest worked with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and completed various public health and economics research projects. Kedest holds a Bachelor of Arts in global health and a Bachelor of Science in economics from Duke University. She is passionate about the international development field, with a particular interest in health systems strengthening.
COVID-19 has shed light on the systemic flaws within health care systems worldwide. This op-ed explores Rwanda’s response to the pandemic through the lens of UHC, sharing key lessons for other countries.