Dr. Agnes Binagwaho is an honored guest attending the IGCS Biennial Meeting in Kyoto next month. She will be awarded the IGCS Award for Community Advancement in Low-and Middle-Income Countries and is an invited guest speaker for the Presidential Plenary themed “Women in Leadership.”

Here, Bill Gates recognizes the global health successes in Rwanda and Dr. Agnes Binagwaho’s role in transforming the country’s health care system by initiating community vaccinations and a national health insurance program, training health workers, and implementing a family planning campaign.

Read Bill Gates’ Blog Post: Rwanda’s Health Care Miracle