Introduction Prof Yap Boum II
I am Yap Boum, the Regional Representative for Epicentre in AFrica, The Research arm of Medecins Sans Frontieres. For the last 10 years I have been working in public health and research mainly on infectious diseases such as Ebola in which i coordinated part of the rVSV vaccine trial in Guinea and Democratic Republic of Congo. I dedicated to ensure equity in research in which language diversity is a critical part. I also teach as a Professor of faculty of medicine in Cameroon, Uganda and in the US.
Prof Yap BOUM II, PhD, MPH, Engr
Epicentre Regional Representative for Africa
Professor, Faculty of Medicine
Archibishop Tutu Fellow 2017
Skype : yapanov . Whatsapp: 33 785 960 667
Tel: 237 695 276 842 / 33 785 960 667
"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others ..."
HIFA profile: Yap Boum is from Cameroon and works for Epicentre, the research arm of Medecins sans Frontieres. His interests include multilingualism and equity in research and health information, particularly in Africa. Yap.BOUM AT epicentre.msf.org