Dr. Agnes Binagwaho joins us today to talk about the role of digital health in the remarkable transformation of Rwanda’s health system post-genocide.
She is a paediatrician, former Minister of Health of Rwanda, Senior Lecturer at Harvard University, Advisor to the Director-General of the WHO, and co-founder of the University of Global Health Equity.
What are the failed promises of digital health? How has data been a North Star to her work? And what steps did she take to show the world that Rwanda today stands for truth?
- (02m59s) – When health data is held hostage
- (04m21s) – How HIV brought electronic medical records to Rwanda
- (10m06s) – How data supports effective health systems governance
- (16m10s) – Using Twitter to take a stand
- (20m54s) – Whose data do you trust?
- How women are revolutionizing Rwanda: This 2020 Ted Talk from Dr. Binagwaho reflects on her work as Minister of Health and her initiatives to promote gender equality
- Eliminating the White Supremacy Mindset from Global Health Education is a piece published by Dr. Binagwaho and her colleagues tackling the systematic bias of global health education
- Agnes co-founded the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda, an institution that demonstrates a new approach to health and medicine.
- Stay up to date on Dr. Binagwaho’s work and public speaking by subscribing to her blog here.
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