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  1. Professor Abebe Bekele
    Professor Abebe Bekele attends the Commencement ceremony for the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery Class of 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. Photo by Jean Christophe Kitoko for UGHE.

    Professor Abebe Bekele Appointed Founding Dean

    Kigali, Rwanda (August 15, 2018)—The University of Global Health Equity  is pleased to announce that Abebe Bekele, MD, FCS, former Dean of the School of Medicine at Addis Ababa University and CEO of Tikur Anbessa Hospital, has been appointed the University’s founding Dean of Health Sciences. “We are thrilled to have such an accomplished professor […]

  2. Agnes Binagwaho
    Dr. Agnes Binagwaho meets with Butaro sector community health workers. Photo by Neha Shah for UGHE.

    Bill Gates’s Heroes in the Field: Dr. Agnes Binagwaho

    In 1994, Rwanda was torn apart by a brutal genocide that killed nearly one million people. Its economy and health system were in ruins. Many of the country’s doctors and health workers had been killed or fled. Fewer than one in four children were vaccinated. A cholera epidemic swept through refugee camps. It had the […]