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Prof Louis-Albert Tchuem-Tchuente

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Prof Louis-Albert Tchuem-Tchuente
NTD Ambassador
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
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Professor Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté is Professor of Parasitology at the University of Yaoundé, Director founder of the research Centre for Schistosomiasis & Parasitology, and Coordinator of the National Programme for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Helminthiasis in Cameroon.

He has 30 years of experience in various aspects of management, research and control of schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis and other neglected tropical diseases. Through his scientific discoveries, he contributed to a better knowledge of the reproductive biology of schistosomes and its implications on the epidemiology of schistosomiasis. He has provided strategic direction and achieved political commitment for the control of neglected tropical diseases in Cameroon, with significant public health impact.

He joined the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa in 2012 where he worked as a focal person for preventive chemotherapy NTDs and provided technical assistance to African countries for the implementation of mapping of PC-NTDs and the development and implementation of NTD control/elimination programmes. He served as focal point for the China-Africa collaboration for the elimination of schistosomiasis in Africa.

In addition to his appointment as LSTM NTD Ambassador, Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté is member of several international Advisory Committees, and is on the editorial board of several international journals. He serves as the Regional Adviser for Africa of the UK Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He has received several national and international awards and distinctions and has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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alraey
Delegate
Mr yasser alraey
PhD student
liverpool school of tropical medicine
Bartonicek
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Zikmund Bartonicek
Research Assistant
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Cook
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Dr Darren Cook
Post-doc
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Cunningham
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Mr Lucas Cunningham
RA
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Cunningham
Mr Lucas Cunningham
PDRA
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Hamill
Delegate
Poster Presenter
Louise Hamill
Parasitologist
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Macklin
Miss Grace Macklin
Student
Liverpool school of tropical medicine
Opoku
Miss Millicent Opoku
Student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Opoku
Delegate
Miss Millicent Opoku
Student
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Stanton
Delegate
Dr Michelle Stanton
Research Fellow
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
 
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