Mamadou Pathé Diallo has been Professor of Paediatrics since 1988. He is currently Head of the Medical Centre & Health Counselling (CEMECO) in Kipé, the Paediatric, Haematology and Oncology Unit of Conakry University Hospital. He is a member the Guinea National Ethics Committee for Health Research (CNERS), the West African College of Physicians (WACP), the Franco-African Group of Pediatric Oncology (GFAOP), and the Guinean Association of Biosecurity and Biosafety (AGUIBIOS), a NGO.
Prof Diallo has trained in medicine, haematology, research and management. He has been a district Chief Medical Officer, Head of Department at Conakry University Hospital, Minister of Health, Director of the Regional Institute of Public Health (IRSP) of Cotonou in Benin, and a Representative of WHO. He pioneered the implementation of Primary Health Care (Bamako Initiative) in Guinea.
As a member of the CNERS and a paediatrician, Prof Diallo had direct experience of the critical events surrounding the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea. His multi-disciplinary expertise allows him to contribute to the Ebola Data Platform DAC on the sharing of data from EVD studies as well as the impact of research results seen from an ethical and scientific perspective, including the socio-anthropological challenges of the digital revolution, biotechnology and bioethics that confront Ebola-affected communities.