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 PhD Student in Bioinformatics.
With a strong passion for Public Health, I have dedicated myself to mastering the intricacies of Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Database Management, Data analysis and computer science.
Throughout my journey, I have garnered 20 years of experience, and have had the privilege of working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for US Agency for International Development (USAID), for NGOs under American or Congolese law and with programs funded by The President United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PFAR) and The Global Funds. My commitment to excellence has enabled me to develop and implement monitoring and evaluation frameworks for programs, to supervise and conduct rigorous evaluation studies, to develop and implement data collection and management systems and therefore to contribute to improve programs designs and implementation.
I have a deep understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Evaluation study design, M&E documents, tools, and frameworks design. I am depinning my skills in Biological and Public Computer Science, Data Science, Bioinformatics and Artificial Intelligence and pride myself on staying up to date with the latest industry trends and advancements. I continually strive to expand my skills and knowledges in theses cited domains, as I believe that learning is a lifelong process.
Aside from my professional pursuits, I am known for my perseverance, optimism, and integrity. In my free time, I enjoy reading, writing, and dancing.
I believe in making a positive impact through my work and strive to contribute to reduce health inequities among African populations. It is my genuine desire to empower youth to take ownership of their public health scientific pursuits and promoting teamwork and collaboration for health among countries in Central African Region. I al excited to connect with others who share my passion and look forward to the opportunity to collaborate and contributed to their success. Feel free to reach out to me at lusalaA@africacdc.org to discuss any potential support or learn more about what I do.