Meet the Team

The COUNTDOWN Cameroon Team is split between two locations. The Yaounde team which focuses around schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminthiasis research is under the leadership of Prof. Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté. Meanwhile, the Buea team working around onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis, is under the leadership of Prof Samuel Wanji at the University of Buea. 

Prof Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté

Country Director

Professor Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté is the Country Director for COUNTDOWN Cameroon research team. He has a profound knowledge and expertise in research around neglected tropical diseases, especially schistosomiasis and intestinal worms, that spans over three decades. He is the National Coordinator of Cameroon’s National Programme for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Helminthiasis, as well as the Director of the Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology.

YAOUNDE TEAM

Paul Bruno Bidias

Communication Manager

 

Alex Nguepkap Lemegne

Data Manager

Dr. Hermine Boukeng Jatsa

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Sharon Ngang

Research Communication and Uptake Officer

Prof. Estelle Magne Kouokam

Social Sciences Specialist

Samuel Tchuenkom

Administrative and Finance Officer

BUEA TEAM

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Prof. Samuel Wanji

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Rachel Hicks

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Joseph Perry

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Michael Wright

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Janice Ross

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Madison King

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Amy Hudson

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Jeremy Mason

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