Professor Abel Ntambue M is an epidemiologist and expert in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), certified in Implementation Sciences. Currently member of the Society of Epidemiologists of French Languages (ADELF), and Scientific Director of the Center for Applied Research and Development (CRAD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
For more than six years, he was a frontline health care provider ―in urban and urban-rural areas― and more than seven years as coordinator of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in Lubumbashi.
Several times expert and consultant on specific issues of implementation and evaluation of MNCH and nutrition interventions with International Organizations (World Bank, UNICEF, UNFPA, Vitamin Angel …) at national and regional level, and the Ministry of Health of the DRC, and, since 2013, Principal Investigator in research on maternal, perinatal mortality and emergency obstetric and neonatal care, the contribution of mHealth on improving the use of MNCH services and the cost of MNCH care. He is also the author of several scientific publications.