Prof. Abderrahmane Maaroufi, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, and Director of Institut Pasteur du Maroc (National Public Health Institute). Professor Maaroufi is a Medical Doctor, finished the residency program in Infectious Diseases at Medical School of Casablanca from 1992 to 1998, He holds a Master Degree in Public Health form the University of Montreal (Canada) in 1996, He passed the comprehensive exam of PhD Program in Epidemiology at The University of Montreal in 1999. He holds a Master Degree in Management and Administration of Health Organizations from the University of Strasbourg (France) in 2020 and a diploma on Health policies and systems analysis from the Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp (Belgium) in 2017.
Prof Maaroufi is the Head of the department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine (Morocco) from 2005, Director of Epidemiology and Disease Control of Programs at the Ministry of Health from 2013 to 2018, Director of the National School of Public Health from 2005 to 2012 and Country Focal Point of Africa CDC.
Prof Maaroufi has participated in many expertise missions of expertise with WHO and other international organizations. He is the founder of the Field Epidemiology Training Program in Morocco and the Moroccan Public Health Journal. Prof Maaroufi is co-author of many scientific publications. He is laureate of the ̈ Rising Star Award ̈, delivered by the US CDC, and laureate of the scholarship of excellence of the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program, delivered by the Canadian