Research Forum Session Invitation­­


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Presenter’s Bio-sketch:

Dr. Ngashi Ngongo is a Public Health Physician with 33 years of national and international experience. He currently serves as Chief of Staff and Head of the Executive Office at the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Ngongo is the founder of the International Centre for Health Systems Strengthening (ICHESS), USA.

Before that, he served as Team Leader of the UNICEF Global Malaria Program, New York, USA from 2010 to 2012, Head of UNICEF PMTCT and Pediatric HIV Care Programs, New York, USA from 2003 to 2006; Head of the UNICEF Health System Strengthening department, New York, USA from 2013 to 2016; Team Leader, UNICEF Ebola Health Response, Liberia from 2014 to 2015 and DRC in 2018; Head of UNICEF Child Survival and Development Program for West and Central Africa from  2016 to 2019; Regional Polio Team Lead for West and Central Africa from 2016 to 2019 and Head of UNICEF Health and Nutrition Program in South Africa from 2006 to 2009.

Dr. Ngashi Ngongo serves on several International boards including, PROSAMI, Virginia, USA from 2010 to date; Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland from 2022 to date, Observer Board Member of Gavi (2023). He is a Lecturer at the School of Public Health, University of Lubumbashi, DRC.