Student Dinner and Discussion with Dr. Agnes Binagwaho
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Student Dinner and Discussion with Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health of Rwanda
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Morrison Commons, Rockefeller Center
The Rockefeller Center is hosting this student dinner and discussion with Dr. Agnes Binagwaho on the evening of August 1st during her visit to Dartmouth. Seating is limited to the first 25 who register, so do not hesitate if you want to take advantage of this exciting opportunity.
Registration closes on Monday, July 30 at midnight, so we can have a headcount for dinner and provide a list to Dr. Agnes. If you do register, please show up.
Dr. Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan pediatrician and serves as Minister of Health of Rwanda. After practicing medicine for over 15 years, Dr. Binagwaho joined the National AIDS Control Commission as Executive Secretary in 2002. She then served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health from October 2008 to May 2011. She currently is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a member of the Editorial Boards of Public Library of Science Medicine and the Journal of Health and Human Rights. She chairs Rwanda Pediatric Society, the Rwanda Country Coordinating Mechanism of the Global Fund, and is a member of the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries. Dr. Binagwaho also serves on the Health Advisory Board for Time Magazine and on the International Strategic Advisory Board for the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London. She received an Honorary Doctor of Sciences from Dartmouth College in 2010, and is presently pursuing her Ph.D. at the National University of Rwanda.
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