Dominique Kerouedan

Expert in International Health and Development policies, strategies and programmes, particularly in AfricaFounder and Scientific Advisor of the Concentration in Global Health at PSIAMember of the National
Academy of Medicine in France
Member of the National Academy of Overseas Sciences in France

Member of the Board, University of Senghor, Alexandrie, Egypt
Head of the Chair Knowledge against Poverty, Collège de France (2012-2013)

The Founder and Scientific Advisor for the Concentration in Global Health at PSIA-Sciences Po, Dominique Kerouedan, MD, MPH, PhD, MSc., BA Law, has significant experience in developing countries in relation to humanitarian health, health and development, Epidemiology of infectious diseases, including the Covid-19 pandemic situation and response in Africa, as well as the HIV/AIDS control in Africa, health systems strengthening, policy and strategic design or project monitoring and evaluation. She has worked with UN agencies, bilateral French, US and German technical cooperation agencies, as well as with the European Commission, the World Bank, the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Her fieldwork has been mostly in Africa for the past 30 years (Rwanda, Gabon, Congo, Mali, Niger, Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Eritrea, Madagascar, Morocco, Algeria, etc.), as well as in the Caribbean CARICOM region, Asia (Thailand, Pakistan (Afghan refugees).

Dominique Kerouedan edited and directed the work of students that culminated in the 2011 publication of Santé internationale: les enjeux de santé au Sud, Editions Les Presses de Sciences Po. 592p; and has co-directed the latest edition of the reknown Book "Médecine Tropicale" with Pr Marc Gentilini, Pr Eric Caumes et al., as well as co-directed with Pr Joseph Brunet Jailly the following book: Santé mondiale, enjeu stratégique, jeux diplomatiques, Editions Les Presses de Sciences Po, 2016.

Dominique Kerouedan is currently working as the Coordinator of the “Africa Group” of the Covid-19 Pandemic Surveillance and Response Working Group at the National Academy of Medicine, and as a Medical Doctor specialised in Public Health and Social Medicine, in 2 medico-social centres in the middle of the city of Paris, taking care of street people, migrants and refugees, as well as men and women using drugs.

Trained in Law and sensitive to human rights, she has volunteered with the NGO La Cimade in Paris, welcoming and counselling asylum seekers from all over the world while they process their legal applications to seek France's protection.

She has then been nominated by the UNHCR Office in France to be Judge Assessor at the National Court of Asylum in Paris (

Besides, Dominique is a mother of 3 sons, aged 31, 27 and 24 years old.

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