Organizing Committee

The members of the Organizing Committee (OC) discuss on a frequent basis the scientific program of the workshop, identify interesting topics and candidate speakers and review all submitted abstracts.

Scientific Committee

Ebba Abate, MD – Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Ethiopia

Steve Ahuka, MD – Institut National de Recherche Biom├ędicale, DR Congo

William Ampofo, PhD – Noguchi Memorial Institute, Ghana

Anne-Marie Antchouey, MD – Ministry of Health, Gabon

Kevin Arien, PhD – Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium

Souha Bougatef, MD – Tunisia National Observatory of New and Emerging Diseases, Tunisia

Kevin DeCock, MD, FRCP (UK), DTM & H – Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Naima El Mdaghri, MD – Institut Pasteur, Morocco

Chikwe Ihekweazu, MD – Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Nigeria

Ilesh Jani, MD, PhD – National Institute of Health, Mozambique

Menno de Jong, MD, PhD – Academisch Medisch Centrum, the Netherlands

Pontiano Kaleebu, MD, PhD – Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda

Florence Masembe Kasirye, DVM – Uganda Veterinary Board, Uganda

Mah-Sere Keita, MPH – African Society for Laboratory Medicine, Ethiopia

Victor Mukonka, BSc, MBChB (Unza), DCH,DIH, DTM, MPH, PHD Public Health (IRE) – Zambia National Public Health Institute, Africa CDC & Southern RCC, Zambia

Richard Njouom, PhD – Centre Pasteur, Cameroon

Phillip Onyebujoh, MD, PhD, FRCP – Africa Centres for Diseases Control and Prevention, Ethiopia

Rosanna Peeling, PhD – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

David Soti, MBChB, MPH – Ministry of Health Kenya, Africa CDC & Eastern RCC, Kenya

Tim Tucker, MD, PhD – University of Cape Town, South Africa

Jay Varma, MD – Africa Centres for Diseases Control and Prevention, Ethiopia