The Challenge of Antibiotics Stewardship in Low Income Countries: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo – Tufts Vet’s Diafuka Saila-Ngita, DVM, PhD
Please join us on Thursday, December 15th, our final Levy CIMAR Science Lunch of 2022! Diafuka Saila-Ngita, DVM, MSc., Ph.D., will join us to discuss “The challenge of Antibiotics Stewardship in Low Income Countries: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo.”
Dr. Saila-Ngita is a Research Associate Professor of Global Health at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and an expert on resource economics with a focus on health. His research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and policy, disease surveillance systems, and disease spillover from animals and wildlife to humans. He has more than three decades of international experience particularly in Africa spanning human, animal, and wildlife sectors, and he has worked in government, academia, NGOs, and the private sector. Dr. Saila-Ngita is also Co-Lead for surveillance, modeling, and mapping on the USAID STOP Spillover project.