WAPSI FORUM PANELIST

Dr. Abdoulaye Bousso

Panelist

Dr Bousso is an expert-consultant in public health emergency management and international health regulation.

He’s the former Director of the Senegal Public Health Emergency Operation Center (PHEOC) from the establishment in December 2014 to July 2021.

Dr Bousso was the incident manager for the COVID-19 outbreak in Senegal from March 2020 to July 2021.

He’s degree in medicine, orthopedic and trauma surgery, disaster management, political science, management, and finance. As an international consultant, he has supported many African countries () to set up or operationalize their PHEOC. Dr Bousso is also a humanitarian, member of MSF, as such he was in different operations theaters: Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Haiti. He occupied senior positions in his country as technical adviser to the Minister of Health, vice-president of the Senegalese medical council and secretary-general of the Senegalese physician’s union.

He was decorated as knight in the national order of merit and knight in the national order of the lion of the Republic of Senegal.