Congratulations to former VSO Chief of Party on his appointment as Director General Africa CDC

From everyone at VSO, we’d like to congratulate Dr. Jean Kaseya on his appointment as Director General at the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. 

With over two decades of experience working in public health, including time at VSO as Chief of Party on a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded programme that established and strengthened Polio Emergency Operations Centers across sub-Saharan Africa , this is a huge win for the sector.  

Speaking on the appointment, VSO’s Chief Executive Dr. Philip Goodwin commented: “It’s great to see someone like Dr. Jean Kaseya take on this position at Africa CDC. As someone who has worked alongside  Volunteering for Development professionals in the health space, we hope that the power of volunteering can continue to support key efforts when responding effectively to disease threats and outbreaks.”

 

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