Prof. JM. Dangou
World Health Organization (WHO)
Prof. JM. Dangou has an international reputation for his work in Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and, in Health Diplomacy, leadership and cooperation, and management. He served at the WHO Regional Office for Africa, and currently, he is the Acting WHO Representative to the Republic of Zimbabwe. In several countries, he coordinated the WHO teams for planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of policies, strategies, and health policies and plans.
He was also in charge of diplomatic representation, strategic direction, and the establishment of partnerships. Before joining WHO, Professor Dangou held various positions in academia and the Ministry of Health of Senegal. He published more than 140 scientific articles, more than 80% of them in peer-reviewed journals. Jean-Marie is a Medical Doctor, specializing in Histopathology, Cytology, and Cytogenetics and, Epidemiology. He undertook professional training and continuing education in Pedagogy including e-learning, Research methodology, Communications, Global Health Diplomacy, Leadership, and Management among others.