John Nkengasong, MSc, PhdSc, PhD

Africa CDC, Ethiopia

Dr. John

The current and first Director of the Africa CDC, Dr. Nkengasong is a leading virologist and experienced public health expert. Previously, he was the Deputy Principal Director (acting) of the Centre for Global Health at the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and Associate Director of Laboratory Science and Chief of the International Laboratory Branch at the Division of Global HIV/AIDS and TB.