Staff Directory


Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma

Acting Director, Africa CDC

Office of the Director

Elias Asfaw

Technical Advisor (Health Economist)

Noah Takah Fongwen

Research Fellow

Office of the Deputy Director

Elelta Asmelash

Administrative Assistant

Hiba Boujnah

Technical Officer

Dolphine Buoga

Liaison & Partnerships Officer

Mahlet Kifle Habtemariam

Senior Regional Engagement Advisor
Theresa Madubuko

Dr Theresa Madubuko

Principal Program Officer

Khadebe Francis Makenete

Youth Volunteer Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

George Momanyi

Programme Development & Project Design Specialist

Justice Nonvignon

Ag. Head of Health Economics Unit

Kaniki Kabuya Chrys Promesse

Public Health Analyst/Communication

Executive Office

Ambe Laura Ngumamaanwi

Ambe Laura Ngumama’anwi

Administrative Officer

Science and Programme Office

Shingai Machingaidze

Senior Science Officer

Martin Mugo Muita

Senior Public Health Advisor

Dr Nicaise Ndembi

Head for Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM) & Head Science Office
Wang Xiochun

Wang Xiochun

Senior Advisor, Disease Control

Division of Policy, Health Diplomacy and Communication

Dickson Amanya

Communications and Graphics Design Officer
Benjamin Djoudalbaye

Dr Benjamin Djoudalbaye

Head, Division of Policy, Health Diplomacy and Communication

Nekerwon Gweh

Communication Officer

Ereena Diane Sackey

Youth Volunteer Private and Public Partnership Engagement

Peter Kebila Sama

Interpreter French/English

Noah Elias Tegene

Principal Technical Officer
Thomas Ngboga Zindotela

Thomas Joly Ngbonga

Communications and Web Officer

Division of Management and Administration

Wondwossen Amanuel

IT Officer - PACT

Zebaman Asefa

Information Technology Officer

Agnes Asele

Technical Officer (Public Health Project and Grants Management)

Zemenu Asnake

Procurement Officer

Kidist Berhane

Administrative Assistant

Adedayo Akinwale Charles

Senior Finance Officer

Angeth Acol De Dut

Senior Human Resources Officer

Catherine Odumu Garba

Administrative Coordinator

Belay Worku Geda

Financial Management Consultant

Tesfaye Hailemicheal

Senior Procurement Officer

Douanla Meli Judith Ines

Administrative Assistant

Felix Ingabire

Public Health Volunteer

Alexander Magambo Kaluoch

Programme Management Officer

Dr. Justin M. Maeda

Ag. Head of Division, Management and Administration

Kouakou Evrard N’zian

Accounts Assistant

Division of Surveillance and Disease Intelligence

Yewande Alimi

Yewande Alimi

AMR and One Health unit Lead - Africa CDC, HQ

Alinon Kokou Nouwane

Principal Technical Officer - Africa CDC, HQ

Emily Atuheire

Mortality Surveillance Unit Lead - Africa CDC, HQ

Moses Bamutura

Data Manager - Africa CDC, HQ

Festo Mazuguni

Biostatician/Data Manager - Africa CDC, HQ

Tamuno-Wari Numbere

Epi-Analyst - Africa CDC, HQ
Stephanie Jane Fazekas Salyer

Stephanie Jane Fazekas Salyer

Technical Advisor - Africa CDC, HQ
Yenew Kebede Tebeja

Dr Yenew Kebede Tebeje

Ag. Head of Division, Surveillance and Disease Intelligence

Kyeng Mercy Tetuh

Event-based Surveillance Coordinator
Bethelhem Tibebu

Bethelhem Tibebu

Epi-Analyst - Africa CDC, HQ

Akhona Tshangela

Programme Coordinator for Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM)

Division of Laboratory Systems and Networks

Aytenew Ashenafi

Aytenew Ashenafi

Project Manager
Donewell Bangure

Donewell Bangure


Francis Chikuse

Senior Technical Officer - Public Health Policy

Alan Christoffels

Advisor for Pathogen Genomics and Partnerships

Samba Diallo

Senior Laboratory Advisor
Jean Pierre Imanishimwe

Jean Pierre Imanishimwe

Logistic Officer
Seth Chekata Inzaule

Seth Chekata Inzaule

Implementation Science Expert
Herilinda Joseph

Herilinda Joseph


Abebaw Kebede

Laboratory Expert

Yilma Makonnen

FAO Advisor Lab Division

Talkmore Maruta

Senior Biosafety and Technical Officer
Said Halifa Mbae

Said Halifa Mbae

Public Health Volunteer

Gerald Mboowa

Implementation Science Expert for Bioinformatics

Winnie Kwamboka Mokaya

Administrative Assistant

Sarah Wambui Mwangi

Implementation Science Expert for Pathogen Genomics

Harris Onywera

Bioinformatics Data Scientist

Nyasha Sithole

Project Coordinator
Yenew Kebede Tebeja

Dr Yenew Kebede Tebeje

Head, Division of Laboratory Systems & Networks
Sofonias Kifle Tessema

Sofonias Kifle Tessema

Implementation Science Expert

Joseph Ngwachi Wangendo

Senior Technical Officer - Pathogen Genomics Strategy

Dorcas Wanjohi

Technical Officer for Pathogen Genomics
Chimwemwe Waya

Chimwemwe Waya

Public Health Fellow

Division of Emergency Preparedness and Response

Serge Batcho

Serge Batcho

Public Health Volunteer

Radjabu Bigirimana

Africa Volunteer Health Corps (AVoHC) Lead

Pascal Ruayi Kabunda

Logistics Officer - EPR
Mallion Kangume

Mallion Kangume

Cross Border Surveillance Coordinator - Africa CDC, HQ

Dennis Kibiye

Information Management Officer - EPR

Sunday Kilara

Supply and Chain Officer

Mathew Tut Moses Kol

Operations Officer

Wessam Mankoula

Lead of Africa CDC Emergency Operations Center

Roger Ntibarigera

Supply Chain Management Officer - EPR

Mohamed Anouar Sadat

Senior Technical Officer -Prepardness & Response

Ibrahima Sonko

Planning Officer

Dr Merawi Aragaw Tegegne

Ag. Head Division of Emergency Preparedness & Response

Samuel Temesgen


Division of Public Health Institutes and Research

Farha Abdalla

Farha Abdalla

Public Health Fellow

Farha Hussein Elduma Abdalla

Technical Officer NPHI
Haftom Taame

Haftom Taame


Dr Raji Tajudeen

Head, Division of Public Health Institutes and Research

Elvis Temfack

Senior Research Expert, NPHI Division

Adam Terefe

Learning Management Systems Technical Officer - IWD

Division of Disease Control and Prevention

Mohammed Abdulaziz

Dr Mohammed Abdulaziz

Head, Division of Disease Control and Prevention

Ingabire Kabarega Betty

Youth Volunteer - NCDs & Mental Health Technical Officer
Nafiisah Chotun

Nafiisah Chotun

Rapid Responder

Massengo Nsongola Reiche Dlauvani

Youth Volunteer - Community Health Services Officer

Adelard Kakunze

Public Health Fellow

Dumsani Njobo Mamba

Youth Volunteer Program Management Officer
Thaddee Niyoyitungira

Thaddee Niyoyitungira

Public Health Fellow/ Technical Officer Disease Control and Prevention

Kinuko Saito

Technical Expert

Ebba Secka

Senior Technical Officer – Reproductive Health

Hanna Amanuel Tesfahunei

Technical Officer Endemic and Neglected Tropical Diseases

Northern Africa Regional Collaborating Centre

Fatma Shahat Mohamed Osman

Event Based Surveillance Analyst, Division of Surveillance and Disease Intelligence

Central Africa Regional Collaborating Centre

Frank Chi Amabo

Event-Based Surveillance Anayst - Central RCC

Dr Benjamin Djoudalbaye

Interim Coordinator

Ayaan Gedi

Senior Technical Officer - RCC- Central

Marguerite Loembe

Senior Laboratory Officer

Dzety Nadjombe

Public Health Fellow - Surveillance & Response

Liliane Bilogho Ndong Nang

Advocacy/Communicactions Officer

Diomede Ndayisenga

Public Health Fellow for Surveillance and Response

Séverin Gervais Ndjapou

Epi-Analyst - Central RCC

Eastern Africa Regional Collaborating Centre

Dativa Maria Aliddeki

Event-Based Surveillance Analyst - Eastern RCC

Addis Mhiraf Asheber

Technical Officer - Communication and Information Technology

Bernard Barekye

Public Health Surveillance Fellow-Eastern RCC

Achamyelesh Kifele Debela

RCC Coordinator (Eastern Region)

Sara Jama Mohamed

Public Health Fellow

Fowzia Mohamed

Local Volunteer

Sabira Sheikh

Local Volunteer

Southern Africa Regional Collaborating Centre

Denis Phocus Bunyoga

Public Health Fellow - Surveillance & Response

Ezinne Chinemerem

Vaccine Program Coodinator

Yahya Kandeh

Public Health Fellow

Batsirai Mbodza

Health Emergency Prepardness and Response Officer

Musa MM Sowe

Public Health Fellow - Health Information Systems

Chika Collette Ukenedo

Epi-Analyst - Southern RCC

Kwagonza Leocadia Warren

Event-Based Surveillance Analyst - Southern RCC

Western Africa Regional Collaborating Centre

Maryam Buba

Regional Event Based Surveillance Analyst

Denis Bunyoga

Public Health Fellow
Mariam Hassan

Mariam Hassan

Event Based Surveillance Analyst- Western RCC

Amadou Tidiane Cisse

Epi-Analyst - Western RCC


Benbella E Daktar

M&E Consultant

Charles Anguba Maumo

M&E Consultant

Walter Ouma Onditi

M&E Consultant

Jackson Safari

M&E Consultant