Dr. Landry Dongmo Tsague is the UNICEF Senior Health Adviser to the African Union and Economic Commission for Africa. He serves as the coordinator for the UNICEF partnership with Africa CDC. Previously, Dr. Tsague served in various technical leadership roles with UNICEF, including Regional Health and HIV/AIDS Adviser for West and Central Africa and Chief HIV in Zambia and Rwanda. Before UNICEF, Dr. Tsague was the Senior Technical Adviser with ICAP Columbia University in Rwanda and the Chief of Service for the national PMTCT program in the Ministry of Health in Cameroon. He brings diverse and rich experience designing, managing and evaluating public health programs (HIV/AIDS, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Immunization and Health System Strengthening). He previously managed UNICEF’s regional strategic partnerships with UNAIDS, WHO, GAVI, EU, and the Global Fund.
Dr. Tsague has served on the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on AIDS and STI in Africa (ICASA) and the WHO HIV/AIDS Guidelines Development Experts’ Committee. He is managing editor and co-founder of the Panafrican Medical Journal. Dr. Tsague holds a Doctoral Degree from the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of Yaoundé, Cameroon, a Master’s in Public Health (Global Health Leadership) from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA and a Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Western Cape, South Africa. He is a William Foege Fellow from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, USA.