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Dr Kobto Ghislain Koura

Dr Kobto Ghislain Koura - Tuberculosis and Lung Health

Dr Kobto Ghislain Koura is a medical epidemiologist. He completed his Medical Degree at Abomey-Calavi University in Benin and his Ph.D. in epidemiology at Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, France. During his research experience, he has participated in the management of international projects and his work over these years has focused on diseases, including malaria and anemia, in low-income countries. He also completed a post doctorate in epidemiology at Claude Bernard University in Lyon, France. Since joining The Union in 2013, his work has focused on technical assistance, operational research and education, addressing the challenges of tuberculosis in Francophone African countries. He also serves as faculty member in several courses in France and he is associated researcher to MERIT Laboratory, a laboratory of The IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), a French research organism.