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*CANCELLED* AFRICA AT NOON: Dr. Mosoka P. Fallah
October 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
“Rebuilding a Model Surveillance System after Ebola- The National Public Health Institute of Liberia”
Dr. Mosoka P. Fallah
Deputy Director General, Epidemiologist, Immunologist, Consultant
National Public Health Institute of Liberia
Dr. Fallah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry/Biology from the University of Liberia; a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Evaluation and Measurement from Kent State University, USA; a Master of Public Health (MPH) with focus on Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Women, Gender and Health from Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; and a PhD in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics from University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Dr. Fallah has presented scholarly papers at several universities and taught at the University of Liberia and Harvard College. Dr. Fallah also has extensive experience working in humanitarian crises. During the Liberian civil war, he worked with Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
With funding from USAID, he developed a program for the recruitment, training, and deployment of community health officers in Liberia. He has also worked extensively with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Liberia, medical centers and other nonprofit organizations. He is a founding member of the Refuge Place International (a nonprofit organization which cater to maternal newborn in the slums of Monrovia, He has vast knowledge and skills in Public Health issues covering maternal, newborn and child (MNC). He has also worked on issues covering Gender and Health, public health workforce development, health care delivery research and program management in peri-urban slums. Over the years, his research has covered malaria, TB and HIV\AIDS.