Past Participants

The Science of Eradication: Malaria leadership course brings together a diverse cohort of participants from a broad range of backgrounds. The course benefits not only from the expertise of world-class faculty and global health thought leaders, but also from the wealth of experience and knowledge contributed by participants from around the globe. Training Leaders for Malaria Fight features interviews with course faculty and participants, including Günther Fink, Assistant Professor of International Health Economics and Ryan Williams, Technical Officer, Surveillance, Economics & Elimination, World Health Organization.

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All Past Participants

Ana Paula Abilio,
Ministry of Health, Mozambique
Ajibola Ibraheem Abioye,
Harvard T.H. Chan school of Public Health, Tanzania/USA
Maria de la Paz Ade Torrent,
PAHO/World Health Organization, USA
Belinda Afriyie Nimako,
Volta Regional Hospital, Ghana
Angel Rosas Aguirre,
Universidad Peruana, Peru
Pedro Aide,
Manhica Health Research Center, Mozambique
Olufemi Ajumobi,
National Malaria Control Program, Nigeria
Ikupa Akim,
NETCELL Project/Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Tanzania
Louis-Daniel Akulayi Tshigungu,
Population Services International, DR Congo
Adel Al-Jasari,
National Malaria Control Program, Yemen
Matondo Alexandre,
JC Flowers Foundation, Angola
Jackeline Alger,
Universidad National Autonoma de Honduras, Honduras
Sophie Allauzen,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Sarah Alphs,
University of Michigan, USA
Nelly Amador,
Ministry of Health, Honduras
Linda Amoah,
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana
Felicia Amoo-Sakyi,
National Malaria Control Program, Ghana
Jamal Amran,
World Health Organization, Somalia
John Amuasi,
University of Minnesota, Ghana/USA
Ouédraogo André Lin,
Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur la Paludisme, Burkina Faso
Nestor Ankiba Yar Awu,
Population Services International, DR Congo
Anupkumar Ankivar,
National Institute of Malaria Research, India
Christophe Antonio Nkondjio,
OCEAC, Cameroon
Asfaw Getachew Asefaw,
PATH/Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa, Ethiopia
Asik Surya Asik,
National Malaria Control Program, Indonesia
Ricardo Ataíde,
University of São Paolo, Brazil
Hoda Atta,
World Health Organization/EMRO, Egypt
Taiwo Samson Awolola,
Nigerian Institute of Malaria Research, Nigeria
Lawrence Ayong,
Center Pasteur Cameroon, Cameroon
Mady Ba,
National Malaria Control Program, Senegal
Alioune Badara Gueye,
National Malaria Control Program, Senegal
Reginald Laud Tetteh Baddoo,
John Snow, Inc., Ghana
Rita Baiden,
INDEPTH Network, Ghana
Lawrence Barat,
USAID/President's Malaria Initiative, USA
Susana Barbosa,
University of São Paolo, Brazil
Azucena Bardaji,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Amy Barrette,
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Inoni Betuela,
Institute of Medical Research, Papua New Guinea
Franck Biayi,
Ministry of Health, DR Congo
Sophie Biguenet,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, France
Joshua Blumenfeld,
Malaria No More, USA
Albino Bobogare,
National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Solomon Islands
Joseph Bolen,
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company, USA
Carla Botting,
PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Konstantina Boutsika,
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Kim Brolin,
Global Health Consultant, USA
Deena Buford,
ExxonMobil, USA
Valentina Buj,
United Nations Children's Fund, USA
Sara Canavati,
Mahidol University, Cambodia
Baltazar Candrinho,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Mozambique
Jun Cao,
Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases and WHO Global Malaria Programme, China
Carlos Chaccour,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Chitsavang Chanthavisouk,
National Malaria Control Program, Lao PDR
Mike Chaponda,
Tropical Diseases Research Center, Zambia
Sherwin Charles,
Goodbye Malaria, South Africa
Sanchai Chasombat,
Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Junhu Chen,
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China
Thomas Chirwa,
John Snow, Inc., Zambia
Japhet Chiwaula,
National Malaria Elimination Centre, Zambia
Elizabeth Chizema-Kawesha,
National Malaria Control Centre, Zambia
James Colborn,
President's Malaria Initiative, USA
Vladimir Corredor,
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Mamadou Coulibaly,
University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako, Mali
Nelson Cuamba,
National Malaria Control Program/Abt Associates, Mozambique
Janice Culpepper,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Joaquim Da Silva,
United Nations Children's Fund, Kenya
Camila Pinto Damasceno,
MInistry of Health, USA
Vanderson De Souza Sampaio,
Heitor Vieira Dourado Tropical Medicine Foundation, Brazil
Awa Bineta Deme,
Hospital Aristide Le Dantec, Senegal
Malick Diara,
ExxonMobil, USA
Xavier Ding,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Bismarck Dinko,
University of Health and Allied Services, Ghana
Karbet Djedouboum,
ExxonMobil, Chad
Salako Luc Djogbenou,
University of Abomey-Calavi/Regional Public Health Institute, Bénin
Cristina Donini,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Lek Dysoley,
National Center for Parasitology & Malaria Control, Cambodia
Duncan Earle,
Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa/PATH, Zambia
Diego Fernando Echeverri-García,
International Center for Medical Research and Training, Colombia
Philip Eckhoff,
Intellectual Ventures, USA
Khalid Elmardi,
National Malaria Control Program, Sudan
Fadah Elnour,
National Malaria Control Program, Sudan
Jean Denis Nkongolo Elumba,
Sumitomo Chemical, Ltd., Tanzania/Nigeria/Senegal/Mali
Iqbal Elyazar,
Indonesian CDC, Indonesia
Rainier P. Escalada,
Pan American Health Organization, USA
Effie Espino,
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines
Sally Ethelston,
PATH/Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Cláudia Fançony,
Health Research Center of Angola, Angola
Alexandra Melby Farnum,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Bayo Fatumbi,
World Health Organization, Philippines
Cristin Fergus,
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Marcelo Ferreira,
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Adam Flynn,
Sumitomo Chemical UK PLC, United Kingdom
James Frimpong,
National Malaria Control Program, Ghana
Gawrie Galappaththy,
WHO Global Malaria Programme, Switzerland
Seynabou Gaye,
National Malaria Control Programme, Senegal
Beatriz Galatas,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Katerina Galluzzo,
UNITAID, Switzerland
Dionicia Gamboa,
Universidad Peruana, Peru
Elkhan Gasimov,
World Health Organization, Azerbaijan
Jaline Gerardin,
Intellectual Ventures, USA
Paul Gerke,
J.C. Flowers Foundation, USA
Anita Ghansah,
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana
Prakash Ghimire,
Ministry of Health, Nepal
Danielle Givens,
J.C. Flowers Foundation, USA
Maria Paula Gomes Mourao,
Fundaçao Medicina Tropical Dr. Heitor Vieira Dourado, Brazil
Matiana Gonzalez-Silva,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Iveth Gonzalez,
FIND, Switzerland
Deyer Gopinath,
World Health Organization, Thailand
Sarah Goretta,
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., Japan
Annika Grever,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Sean Griffing,
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Philippe Guinot,
PATH, Senegal
Nick Hamon,
IVCC, United Kingdom
Christian Happi,
Redeemers' University, Nigeria
Dan Hartman,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Socrates Herrera-Valencia,
Centro Latino Americano de Investigación en Malaria, Colombia
M. Esperanza Herreros-Aviles,
GlaxoSmithKline, Spain
Yousif Himeidan,
Sumitomo Chemical, Ltd., Japan
Atsuko Hirooka,
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., Japan
Pierre Hugo,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Silvie Huijben,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Rekol Huy,
National Center for Parasitology, Cambodia
Takahiro Ide,
Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., Japan
Takao Ishiwatari,
Sumitomo Chemical, Ltd., Japan
Victor Iwuagwu,
National Malaria Elimination Programme, Nigeria
Elodie Jambert,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
James Jones,
ExxonMobil, USA
Jean-Emmanuel Julo-Reminiac,
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, DR Congo
Elizabeth Juma,
Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya
Lydie Kalindula Azama,
Malaria Control Program, DR Congo
Akpaka Kalu,
World Health Organization, Republic of the Congo
Mulakwa Robert Kamuliwo,
National Malaria Control Program, Zambia
Fukuda Kanako,
Sumitomo Chemical, Ltd., Japan
Balla Kandeh,
National Malaria Control Program, The Gambia
Deepika Kandula,
Clinton Health Access Initiative, South Africa
Wycliffe Maina Karanja,
Africa Technical Research Centre, Kenya
Mohammad Jahirul Karim,
National Malaria Control Program, Bangladesh
Nadira Karunaweera,
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Wiweka Kaszubska,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Fredrick Kateera,
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Kigali, Rwanda
Samson Katikiti,
African Leaders Malaria Alliance, Zimbabwe
Jeffrey Klinger,
Genzyme Corporation, USA
Tessa Knox,
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Dabo Salimata Konate,
Malaria Research and Training Center, Mali
Brama Kone,
University Peleforo Gon Coulibaly of Korhogo, Côte d'Ivoire
Benjamin Guibéhi Koudou,
Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Ivory Coast
Karen Kramer,
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute/National Malaria Control Program, Tanzania
Ashwani Kumar,
National Institute of Malaria Research, India
Roop Kumari,
World Health Organization, India
Samuel Kwashie,
Ghana Health Service, Ghana
Myat Phone Kyaw,
Department of Medical Research, Myanmar
Paul LaBarre,
PATH, USA
Felix Lam,
Clinton Health Access Initiative, USA
Moses Laman,
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Papua New Guinea
Leander Lauffer,
PATH/Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Rithea Leang,
National Center for Parasitology, Cambodia
Angela Lee,
Sumitomo Chemical, Ltd., Japan
Pierre-Loup Lesage,
Clinton Health Access Initiative, Madagascar
Joris Likwela,
National Malaria Control Program, DR Congo
John Logedi,
Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Kenya
Jailos Lubinda,
Macha Research Trust, Zambia
Eusébio Victor Macete,
Manhiça Health Research Centre, Mozambique
Alice Macharia,
United Nations Children's Fund-Somalia, Kenya
Fiona Macintyre,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Nesia Mahenge,
Population Services International, Tanzania
Silas Majambere,
Innovative Vector Control Consortium, United Kingdom
Keziah Malm,
National Malaria Control Program, Ghana
Renata Aram Mandike,
National Malaria Control Program, Tanzania
Gifty Mankartah,
Ministry of Health, Ghana
Paolo Marchesini,
National Malaria Control Program, Brazil
Graça Matsinhe,
National Malaria Control Program, Mozambique
Faraja Mbogela,
Walter Reed Army Institute for Research, Tanzania
Susan McCarron,
ExxonMobil Foundation, USA
Pat McCarthy,
ExxonMobil Foundation, USA
Diana Measham,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Oscar Mesones Lapouble,
World Health Organization/PAHO, Brazil
Sungano Mharakurwa,
Macha Research Trust, Zambia
Melody Miles,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
John Miller,
PATH/Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa, Zambia
Scott Miller,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Jessica Millman,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Neelima Mishra,
National Institute of Malaria Research, India
Scott Mitchell,
Sumitomo Chemical, Ltd., USA
Oriol Mitja,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Papua New Guinea
Sigsbert Mkude,
National Malaria Control Program, Tanzania
Ladslaus Mnyone,
Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
Abdirahman Mohammed,
Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa, USA
Fabrizio Molteni,
National Malaria Control Program, Tanzania
Mathias Mondy,
Innovative Vector Control Consortium, France
Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro,
Fundaçao de Medicina Tropical Dr. Heitor Vieira Dourado, Brazil
Devanand Moonasar,
Ministry of Health, South Africa
Merribeth Morin,
PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Elsa Herdiana Murhandarwati,
Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Matthew Murphy,
CDC/President's Malaria Initiative, USA
Abdul Mussa,
Ministry of Health, Mozambique
Boniface Mutombo ,
PATH/Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa, Senegal
Juliet Mwanga-Amumpaire,
Doctors Without Borders, Uganda
Susan N'Gunjiri,
ExxonMobil, USA
Daouda Ndiaye,
University Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal
Jean-Louis Ndiaye,
University Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal
Youssoupha Ndiaye,
Ministry of Health and Social Action, Senegal
Albert Nettey,
USAID/Management Sciences for Health, Republic of South Sudan
Olivia Ngou ,
Malaria No More, Cameroon
Alfred Amambua Ngwa,
Medical Research Council Unit, The Gambia
Elsa Nhantumbo,
National Malaria Control Program, Mozambique
Makhtar Niang,
Pasteur Institute of Dakar, Senegal
Milen Nikolov,
Institute for Disease Modeling, Intellectual Ventures, USA
Ray Nishimoto,
Sumitomo Chemical, Ltd., Japan
Ndolembai Njesada,
ExxonMobil, Chad
Justice Nonvignon,
University of Ghana, Ghana
Godwin Nwakanma Ntadom,
National Malaria Control Program, Nigeria
Julia Nunes,
PATH/Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Davis Nwankanma,
Medical Research Council Unit, The Gambia
Nicanor Obaldia,
Gorgas Memorial Institute of Health Studies, Panama
Johnson Odera,
Vector Health International, Tanzania
Colin Ohrt,
Walter Reed Army Institute for Research, USA
Abidemi Okechukwu,
United States Agency for International Development, Nigeria
Atai Okokon,
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Nigeria
Fredros Okumu,
Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
Greg Oldfield,
Newcrest Mining Ltd., Australia
Adeola Olukosi,
Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Nigeria
Samuel Oppong,
National Malaria Control Program, Ghana
Norma Padilla,
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala
Ipsita Pal Bhowmick,
Model Rural Health Research Unit, India
Judith Palmer Castor,
ChildAccra, Ghana
Steven Ndremack Paniu,
National Department of Health, Papua New Guinea
Shushil Pant,
World Health Organization, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Bindiya Patel,
PATH, USA
Lucy Perez,
McKinsey & Co., USA
Tran Quang Phuc,
National Institute of Malariology, Vietnam
Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo,
Timika Research Facility and Mimika District Hospital, Indonesia
Chilunga Puta,
Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa/PATH, Zambia
Martha Quinones,
National University of Colombia, Colombia
Janneth Fatima Radrigues,
GlaxoSmithKline, Spain
Bernhards Ragama Ogutu,
Kenya Medical Research Institute/Center for Disease Control, Kenya
Bilal Ahmad Rahimi,
Kandahar University, Afghanistan
Melissa Ramirez Rojas,
Ministry of Public Health, Costa Rica
Kathleen Rankin,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Malla Rao,
International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research, USA
Charlotte Rasmussen,
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Marvi Rebueno-Trudeau,
Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc., Philippines
Sarah Rees,
Innovative Vector Control Consortium, United Kingdom
Matilde Riloha Rivas,
National Malaria Control Program, Equatorial Guinea
Sheila Rodovalho,
National Malaria Control Program, Brazil
Rodrigo Marin Rodriguez,
Ministry of Health, Costa Rica
Lois Rossi,
Innovative Vector Control Consortium, United Kingdom
Samuel “Gus” Ruchman,
UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria, USA
Ferdinand Salazar,
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine-Department of Health, Philippines
Jeremiah Saliku,
Ministry of Health, Kenya
Maria Jesus Sanchez Martin,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Venezuela
Ana Carolina Santelli,
National Malaria Control Program, Brazil
Nargiza Saparova,
World Health Organization, Tajikistan
Devojit Kumar Sarma,
Regional Medical Research Centre, India
Francisco Saute,
MALTEM Programme, Mozambique
Kammerle Schneider,
PATH, USA
Silvia Schwarte,
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Luis Segura,
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Muna Shalita,
United Nations Children's Fund, Kenya
Ummi Kalthom Shamsudin,
Ministry of Health, Malaysia
Erin Shutes,
World Health Organization Global Malaria Programme, Switzerland
Kafula Silumbe,
PATH/Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa, Zambia
André Siqueira,
National Institute of Infectious Diseases - FIOCRUZ, Brazil
Sovannaroth Siv,
National Center for Parasitology, Cambodia
Edward Smith,
U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No.6, Peru
Lisa Smith,
University of Michigan, USA
Samuel Juana Smith,
Ministry of Public Health & Sanitation, Sierra Leone
Katya Spielberg,
PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Patchara Sriwichai,
Mahidol University, Thailand
Maria Jeunessa David Sto. Nino,
National Malaria Control Program, Philippines
Erin Mae Stuckey,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Anupong Sujariyakul,
National Malaria Control Program, Thailand
Ali Mohamed Sunday,
National Malaria Control Program, Tanzania
Hiwot Soloman Tafesse,
National Malaria Control Program, Ethiopia
Andre Tchouatieu,
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland
Emmanuel Temu,
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland
Abderrahmane Tfeil,
World Health Organization, Burkina Faso
Moussa Thior,
World Health Organization/PAHO, Haiti
James Tibenderana,
Malaria Consortium, USA
Alfred Tiono,
Centre National de Recherche et de Formation Sur le Paludisme, Burkina Faso
Samphor Narann Top,
World Health Organization/WPR, Cambodia
Sunkaru Touray,
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Mauritania
Nancy Treviño,
Ministry of Health, Mexico
Ndukwe Ukoha,
Health and Strategy Delivery Foundation, Nigeria
Mahnaz Vahedi,
World Health Organization/TDR, Switzerland
Clarissa Valim,
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Kenyssony Varela,
Abt Associates, Inc, Mozambique
Mar Velarde Rodriguez,
Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Ines Vigan-Womas,
Institut Pasteur of Madagascar, Madagascar
Huong Vu,
PATH, Vietnam
Julie Wallace,
USAID/President's Malaria Initiative, USA
Kate Whitfield,
Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance, Spain
Mahardika Wijayanti,
Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Ryan Williams,
World Health Organization, Switzerland
Victoria Williams,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Han Win,
Department of Medical Research, Myanmar
Lyndes Wini,
Ministry of Health & Medical Services, Solomon Islands
Colleen Woods,
PATH/Malaria Vaccine Initiative, USA
Zhi-Gui Xia,
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China
Lawal Yusuf,
Oxford University, United Kingdom
Ghasem Zamani,
World Health Organization, Egypt
Evelyn Dapaah Zbinden,
Global Fund, Switzerland
Zaixing Zhang,
World Health Organization, Philippines
Shuisen Zhou,
World Health Organization, Switzerland