Vice-Chancellor, University of Global Health Equity
Prof Agnes Binagwaho is a Rwandan paediatrician who has made remarkable contributions to improving the health and well-being of people in Rwanda and in the rest of Africa. A former Minister of Health, Binagwaho has been at the forefront of the battle against HIV/AIDS and HPV – the human papilloma virus that causes nearly all cases of cervical cancer. She has held key advisory positions at the World Health Organisation and the United Nations. Her passion for health equity contributed to the establishment of the University of Global Health Equity, the first of its kind in Africa.