Leveraging Ebola data expertise to inform global health data governance

A key expert invited to speak at WHO’s recent Health Data Governance Summit was Cherif Mahamoud Sama, a recipient of TDR’s Clinical Research and Development Fellowship (CRDF).

Cherif Mahamoud Sama
Cherif Mahamoud Sama

Cherif, the Regional Health Director for the Ministry of Health in Guinea, is an infectious disease specialist who helped set up the Ebola Data Platform during his CRDF placement at the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) in Oxford in 2017 – a pivotal period in his life and research career.

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