Bamako, Mali

Dr Serge Mpouam joins WOAH in Bamako, covering the Central Africa region programme


Picture : Dr Serge Eugene Mpouam (woah) 2022


Dr Serge Eugene Mpouam, a Cameroonian national, holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Inter-State School of Veterinary Science and Medicine in Dakar (Senegal) since 2007, a Master’s degree in Biology and Modelling from the Polytechnic University of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) in 2008,  a Master of Science in Tropical Animal Health with an option in Epidemiology and Animal Disease Control from the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp (Belgium) in 2010, and a PhD in Agriculture with an option in “Animal Health and Production” from the University of Kassel (Germany).

Serge has accumulated several years of experience in the field of epidemiology and control of zoonoses and animal diseases as a lecturer-researcher at the University of Ngaoundéré but also as a consultant for several national and international organisations such as the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTAPS), One Health Central and East Africa (OHCEA, now AFROHUN) within the framework of several multi-sectoral projects adopting the “One Health” approach.

He was also a postdoc for a consortium of universities (Tufts University-US, London School of Tropical Hygiene and Medicine-UK, University of Liège-Belgium) and in charge of a research project on the prioritisation of zoonoses and animal diseases, within the framework of the IMMANA Programme (Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions) funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UK-AID.

Prior to joining the WOAH Regional Representation for Africa, he was One Health Wildlife TRAPS Project Officer for Central Africa for the TRAFFIC Programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), based in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

You are welcome to contact Serge at [email protected].

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