Abdulaziz Tugume

Abdulaziz Tugume is an epidemiologist and public health specialist with over 8 years of experience in public health practice, majorly in infectious diseases emergency preparedness and response, outbreak investigations, Research, Project management, and partner coordination. He worked for Uganda’s Ministry of Health as a Technical Assistant on the immunization data quality improvement project, as an […]

Justin Nkita Kanya

Dr. Justin Nkita Kanya was born on September 19, 1978, in Lubumbashi, DRC. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Kinshasa and has been working as a technical officer responsible for infection prevention and control (IPC) at the Africa CDC Central Africa Regional Collaboration Centres (RCC) since January 2023. In this […]

Antoine Mafwila Lusala

My name is Antoine Mafwila Lusala, I am working currently as National Coordinator for Africa Centre of Disease Control (Africa CDC) in Gabon. I am a Congolese Medical Doctor from the Kinshasa University (2003) in DR Congo with Master’s degree in Public Heath, option Digital Health in Aix Marseille University (2017), France. Currently I am […]

Gerald Mboowa

Gerald Mboowa earned a Ph.D. in genomics and bioinformatics and is passionate about the integration of genome sequencing technologies in health and disease, outbreak investigation, pathogen characterization, and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance. Some of his work focuses on using genome sequencing technologies and bioinformatics in AMR to better understand genomic determinants of resistance, virulence, and […]

Tiruneh Baye

Dr. Tiruneh Baye, MD, MPH, is a seasoned medical doctor and public health professional, He graduated from St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College with a Doctor of Medicine and attained a master’s in public health from the Addis Continental Institute of Public Health. With two years of clinical practice, he developed a deep understanding of […]

Haftom Taame

Mr Haftom Taame is an Epidemiologist with more than 16 years of extensive experience in outbreak investigation, surveillance, Incident Management System, Emergency Operation Center, developing strategic plans, setting up public Health Institutes, and public health systems. He got Master of Public Health (MPH) in Field Epidemiology from Addis Ababa University in 2013 and Bachelor degree […]

Ifeoma Sophia Usuwa

I have a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S), Masters in Public Health – Field Epidemiology, Fellow, West African College of Physicians (Family Medicine) Key responsibilities:  • Apply knowledge of regional epidemiological and disease patterns to collect and analyze event-based surveillance data needed by decision makers within the Africa Centre for Disease Control and […]

Modou NJAI

Responsible for ensuring operational and programme level Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met at a country level. Support country-level engagement and implementation of Africa CDC’s program activities including vaccine roll-out. Provide technical and on-the-ground support to Member states and track progress of programmes at country level. Lead, Disease Control and Prevention & Health Promotion programmes […]

Dorothy Njagi

Ms. Dorothy Njagi, Senior Communication Officer at Africa CDC, has over 13 years of experience in development communication. She has contributed immensely to the establishment of key Africa Union Health Agencies, including the African Medicines Agency (AMA). During her tenure as a Strategic Communication Expert at the African Union Commission, she coordinated the communication and advocacy efforts for AMA’s […]

Adunola Abosede Oyegoke

Dr. Adunola Oyegoke is a public health professional with 15+ years of experience in disease control and prevention, emergency preparedness and response, health systems strengthening, and social behavior change communication. She is a WHO-trained Infodemic Manager and currently a Technical Officer Planning at the Africa CDC. Dr. Adunola holds an MPH in Field Epidemiology Practice […]