When Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health of the Republic of Rwanda, spoke to members of Dartmouth community about her nation’s experience in building a new health care system, she reminded them not to forget that “behind every statistic there is a human being.”
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Steve Bensen, an associate professor of medicine, had long wanted to get involved in global health work. He recently got his chance when he spent two months helping to train physicians and residents at two hospitals in Rwanda.
In this video, Lisa Adams, MD, global health dean at Geisel, tells of the change already happening in Rwanda…and the impact on the country’s health as hundreds of new specialists enter the workforce in the coming years.
For the past two years, as part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program, Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away.
Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura explains how the Human Resources for Health program is helping to rebuild the country’s health-care system with the help of Geisel and other U.S. medical schools.
Address health inequities wherever they occur. That focus is key to the mission of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In this video, Lisa Adams, MD, associate dean for global health at Geisel, speaks about the medical school’s commitment to underserved communities and its role in an increasingly interconnected world.
As a field of study, global health didn’t exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD ’90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine’s Center for Health Equity.