The Jury

The Jury is composed of 11 members and one honorary member :

Doctor John Nkengasong

MSc, PhD. Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (African Union-Ethiopia)

Professor Souleymane Mboup

Pharmacist and virologist. Executive Director of the Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training (IRESSEF)

Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim

Epidemiologist, Specialist in Infectious Diseases. Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa and Columbia University in the USA

Professor Nicolas Meda

Physician-epidemiologist, teacher and researcher. Special Advisor to the President of Faso, former Minister of Health of Burkina Faso

Doctor Moredreck Chibi

Doctor in medical biotechnology. Regional Advisor for Innovation at the WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville

Dr. Moredreck Chibi is holder of an Executive MBA in innovation management and entrepreneurship. He is a Doctor in medical biotechnology and also world-leading expert for the United Nations Programme on the Global Impact of Innovations for Sustainable Development

With more than 15 years of experience, his work is based on the implementation of innovative and sustainable solutions to health challenges in Africa.

Professor Tumani Corrah

Researcher, Clinician, Specialist in Infectious Diseases. Director of the Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) and British Medical Research Council Foundation Director of Research and Development for Africa

Professor Senait Fisseha

Gynecologist, Specialist in reproductive endocrinology, graduate in human rights. Director of International Programs at the Susan Thompson Buffet Foundation

Doctor Erick Gbodossou

President and founder of the NGO ProMeTra. International (Promotion of Traditional Medicine), Director of Cemetra (Experimental Center for Traditional Medicine)

Doctor Michèle Verschoore

Doctor of Dermatology and Specializes in Clinical pharmacology. Medical Director, Research & Innovation at L'Oréal