Dr. Nsenga Ngoy

Dr. Nsenga Ngoy

Team Leader for Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) Cluster, World Health Organization

Dr. Ngoy Nsenga is a public health Emergency expert with more than 25 years of experience managing outbreaks and other public health emergencies in Africa, working with government institutions, NGOs, and UN organizations. He has been working for the World Health Organization for the last 15 years. He has been involved in several major outbreaks and public health emergency across the African continent, including in the management of the Ebola outbreaks in West Africa and DRC, the humanitarian crises in Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Central Africa Republic, the Sahel, and South Sudan, and the famine in the Horn of Africa. Dr. Nsenga is currently the Team Lead for Emergency response in the WHO regional office for Africa and the WHO/AFRO’s Incident Manager for the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Nsenga has published several papers and contributed to several international fora on emergency management and disaster risk management. His areas of interest for research include vulnerability and risk analysis. Dr. Nsenga holds a Doctor of Medicine degree (MD), a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH), and a Ph.D. in epidemiology.  He is fluent in English, French, and Swahili.

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