Meet Our Team

HQ Team

Janet Robinson

Janet Robinson

Portfolio Director

Janet’s areas of expertise include global health security, health systems strengthening, infectious and tropical diseases, and clinical research.

Pat Sadate-Ngatchou

Pat Sadate-Ngatchou

Program Director

Pat is skilled in medical laboratory sciences, life sciences (molecular biology, genomics, immunology), and epidemiology with recent contributions in global health security.

Anicet Dahourou

Anicet Dahourou

Program director

Anicet brings decades of experience in multilevel public health and clinical diagnostics as well as in planning, developing and implementing infectious disease programs.

Erin Luben

Erin Luben

CDC EGHS PI

Erin’s experience includes providing technical assistance and capacity strengthening in monitoring and evaluation and health information systems for HIV, malaria, maternal, newborn and child health, and global health security.

Yasser Sanad

Yasser Sanad

Zoonotic and One Health Technical Advisor

Yasser brings extensive experiences in virulence factors and microbial pathogenesis of infectious pathogens and zoonotic diseases from animals, humans, and environmental sources to provide expert guidance on One Health strategies and activities.

Amber Sowa

Amber Sowa

Business and operations manager

Amber brings over 13 years of strategic program management support, financial management, and policies and procedures stemming from both the not for profit and private sector environments.
Salomon Compoare

Salomon Compoare

Surveillance specialist

Salomon’s work experience and expertise is in the fields of cross-border public health surveillance, global health capacity building, outbreak preparedness and response, and international health regulations.

Asia Team

Sandeep Meharwal

Sandeep Meharwal

Technical Director

Sandeep’s work includes capacity building for infectious diseases diagnostics in areas such as workforce development and management information systems.

Saung Oo Zarni

Saung Oo Zarni

IDDS BURMA TEAM LEAD

Saung Oo has experience in the design, planning, and implementation of infectious diseases public health projects as well as the development and management of the public health workforce.

Chanthe Thor

Chanthe Thor

IDDS Cambodia tb coordinator

Chanthe brings decades of knowledge and experience in leading community and facility-based initiatives for TB treatment and in developing implementation and financial policies for TB, HIV, and malaria.

Chatchawal (Jojo) Sa-nguanslip

Chatchawal (Jojo) Sa-nguanslip

Senior diagnostic specialist thailand

JoJo is skilled in medical laboratory sciences (molecular biology, immunology), laboratory quality management system implementation, accreditation to key-population-led HIV services, and GCLP laboratory audit.

Priyanka Singh

Priyanka Singh

GHSA Liaison Coordinator India

Priyanka has extensive expertise in health sector emergency preparedness and planning and in capacity building for public health emergencies, including preparedness and response at points of entry.

Africa Team

Mungai Ndung’u

Mungai Ndung’u

regional diagnostics advisor

Mungai is skilled in laboratory science, infectious disease surveillance, emerging pandemic threats, and priority pathogen diagnostic strengthening.

Kafui Kwasi Dzasi

Kafui Kwasi Dzasi

West Africa Regional diagnostic advisor

Kafui brings decades of experience in infectious and tropical diseases, health systems strengthening, epidemiology, and clinical research, with recent contributions in global health security and One Health.

Ebi Bile

Ebi Bile

idds Guinea Team Lead

Ebi is a public health laboratory scientist with years of experience in global public health and clinical diagnostic laboratories in low-resource international settings and specific skills in laboratory management, epidemiological surveillance of malaria and TB.

Lusubilo Malakbungu

Lusubilo Malakbungu

Diagnostic Supply chain Specialist

Lusubilo is an expert in health laboratory networks strengthening, supply chain management, antimicrobial resistance surveillance, laboratory quality management systems, and HIV/TB project implementation.

Ndeye Adjaratou Diop

Ndeye Adjaratou Diop

IDDS Diagonstic Specialist Senegal

Adjaratou is a diagnostic specialist with over 20 years of experience with the Senegalese Ministry of Health. She has extensive experience in AMR detection, surveillance, and HIV.