Professor Agnes Binagwaho, MD, M(Ped), PHD

Year: 2023

Professor Agnes Binagwaho, MD, M(Ped), PHD currently resides in Rwanda having returned to the country in 1996, two years after the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi. She is the retired Vice Chancellor and co-founder of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) (in 2015), an initiative of Partners In Health based in Rwanda which focuses on changing how health care is delivered around the world by training global health professionals who strive to deliver more equitable, quality health services ..

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Olha Hoptyana and PTGO

Year: 2022

Dr. Ohla Hoptyana, Gynecologic Oncologist at the National Cancer Institute in Kyiv Ukraine is being honored with the IGCS Global Humanitarian Award for her instrumental role in coordinating care for gynecologic cancer patients in need during the war in Ukraine. Dr. Hoptyana is one of many noble citizens and clinicians who surpassed their duty of care by standing by the patients under their care, even under the threat of war and the sound of sirens. She worked closely with contacts at the Polish ..

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Tri Dinh

Year: 2021

Dr. Dinh is being honored with the IGCS Global Humanitarian Award for his commitment to quality patient care that extends to his homeland in Vietnam. As President and founder of Project TVD (Team of Volunteer Doctors), he has trained countless physicians and nurses. As an international mentor, he was instrumental in launching the first pilot site of the IGCS Global Curriculum and Mentorship Program in Vietnam, which was also the first fellowship program in gynecologic oncology in Vietnam. In all..

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Edward Trimble

Year: 2018

For developing initiatives and collaborating with low- and middle-income countries to support cancer control planning, build capacity and support cancer research and training. They have been instrumental in assisting IGCS to make inroads into under penetrated regions of the world. About Dr. Edward Trimble In 2011 Dr. Harold Varmus, then Director of the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) appointed Dr. Trimble the founding Director of NCI’s new Center for Global Health (CGH). Under Dr. Trimble..

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Lynette Denny

Year: 2016

Lynette Denny is the Chair and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and registered sub-specialist in gynaecological oncology at Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town. Her research interest for the past 15 years has been in preventing cervical cancer in low resource settings and she has published over 100 peer reviewed papers on the subject. She has been a keynote speaker at numerous international conferences. She was awarded the “Distinguished Scientist for Improving the Qua..

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