Kyeng Mercy Tetuh

Event-based Surveillance Coordinator


Ms Kyeng Mercy Tetuh is an epidemiologist with more than eight years of experience in health promotion, public health research, and disease prevention and response. She currently serves as Public Health Fellow for Africa CDC Eastern Africa RCC, where she supports Member States in the preparedness and response to public health emergencies, supports operationalization of the Eastern Africa RCC roadmap, and supports capacity building on event-based surveillance at the national and sub-national levels. She has provided technical support for the development of technical working documents and coordinated outbreak response activities for the region. Prior to joining Africa CDC, Ms Tetuh served as Executive Director for Value Health Africa where she developed and coordinated projects on non-communicable diseases and sexual and reproductive health impacting over 20 communities in Cameroon. She has received several national and international recognitions, among which are the Obama Young Leaders Award and the Young African Dreamers Achievers Award. Ms Tetuh holds a master’s degree in public health and epidemiology from the Catholic University of Central Africa, she speaks fluent English and French.