Professor Jean-Marie Dangou has an international reputation for his work in Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and cancer in particular
He became the Regional Advisor for Cancer Prevention and Control at the WHO Regional Office for Africa in July 2007, and later on the Team Lead for the NCDs Integrated Management programme and, Coordinator of the NCDs Primary Prevention Programme Area. Jean-Marie worked as WHO Representative in Zambia, in Guinea and in The Gambia.
Jean-Marie is a Medical Doctor, specialized in Histopathology, Cytology and Cytogenetic and, in Epidemiology. He received his training at the Free University of Brussels (Belgium), at the University of Bordeaux II (France) and, at the University C. Anta Diop of Dakar (Senegal).
Among other, Jean-Marie undertook professional training and continuing education in different domains such as Cancer diagnosis, Cancer epidemiology and surveillance, Ultra structural pathology, Cytogenetic and antenatal diagnosis, Pedagogy including e-learning, Research methodology, Epidemiology, Communications, Global Health Diplomacy, Leadership and Management.