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PAMJ editorial team

Meet the team that does the work behind the scene

Raoul Kamadjeu from the Pan African Medical Journal

Raoul Kamadjeu

Managing editor - Kenya

Raoul Kamadjeu is a physician, co-founder of the Pan African Medical Journal. He is driven in all his projects by a simple motto: “Start small, but think big..!” He got his doctorate in Medicine in Cameroon and completed his MPH in Belgium (ULB). He experienced the broad spectrum of public health practice, from the district in Cameroon to international arenas with the the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). He worked with CDC from 2004 to 2006 as Public Health Informatics Fellow and from 2007 to 2014 as medical epidemiologist. His expertise spans across fields as varied as epidemiology, biostatistics, informatics, communication, computer programming and project management. Raoul is a research junky and a keen supporter of the Open Access movement in science. He thinks Africa as a major beneficiary of OA should also become a major contributor. When he is not working (this is rare), he indulges various hobbies like being surrounded by loved ones, music, movies, books and sport.

Landry Tsague from the Pan African Medical Journal

Landry Tsague

Managing Editor - Senegal

Landry is a co-founder of PAMJ. He strongly believes in the potential of Open Access Medical Publishing to accelerate access to knowledge and foster experience sharing among medical and public health professionals in developing countries, while bridging the information gap between developing countries and the rest of the World. PAMJ was created to leverage this potential. Landry is a Medical Doctor and Global Health Expert trained in Cameroon; he holds a Masters Degree in Global Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, USA. Landry has been working in the field of HIV&AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs for the past 12 years, both at home (Ministry of Health and National AIDS Control Committee in Cameroon) and internationally in Rwanda, Zambia, and the 24 countries in West and Central Africa Region. His interests include maternal and child health, adolescent health and development, elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, health system strengthening, leadership development, scientific writing, and m-health innovations. Landry has co-authored over 15 manuscripts in the field of HIV, and received awards for his contributions to the global agenda for the elimination of mother-to-child Transmission of HIV (International Aids Society Young Investigator, 2005; New Investigator in Global Health, 2006; Shepard Award for Scientific Merit, 2007; Social Innovation for Public Health Impulse, 2014). He enjoys most the time spent with friends and his family.

Allan Mwesiga from the Pan African Medical Journal

Allan Mwesiga

Editor - Uganda

Allan Mwesiga carries out the editing, formatting and preparation for review of papers submitted to PAMJ alongside his other public affairs assignments. He holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Literature and English from Makerere University, Uganda. Allan has worked as a freelance book reviewer, proof-reader and editor. He has edited and proof-read a range of materials from research documents to textbooks and his reviews have been published by The Independent news magazine and dailies like The New Vision and The Daily Monitor. Allan retains an avid interest in classical, speculative and science fiction.

Sheba Nakacubo Gitta from the Pan African Medical Journal

Sheba Nakacubo Gitta

Managing editor - Uganda

Sheba is an epidemiologist and global health professional with over 10 years work experience in health systems strengthening and health workforce development. She is a Managing Editor of the Pan African Medical Journal (PAMJ), and notably spearheaded the establishment of the Uganda editorial office. She has a Bachelors of Dental Surgery and Masters of Public Health from Makerere University, Uganda. From 2008 - 2015, Sheba worked with the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) – a regional non-profit organization for public health schools in Africa, as Deputy Executive Director and Head of Science. Prior to this, she lectured and coordinated several projects at Makerere University School of Public Health. Sheba is currently a public health consultant and honorary lecturer at Makerere University. She is passionate about scientific writing; has conducted several writing workshops and championed the publication of special supplements in an effort to boost publications from Africa. She is also interested in newborn and maternal health, infectious disease epidemiology as well as non communicable diseases and geriatrics. Sheba loves to spend time with family and friends, read, cook and garden.

Mariette Gaelle Manifo from the Pan African Medical Journal

Mariette Gaelle Manifo

Admin and finance - Cameroon

Mariette Gaelle Manifo is finance assistant and sales representative of PAMJ Cameroon Office. She is responsible for liaising with authors and partners on all financial matters. She owns a Master in Management and Marketing from Sup De Co - Higher Institute of Business (Yaounde). She has done several internships in finance and management in different high profile companies in Cameroon.

Irene Among from the Pan African Medical Journal

Irene Among

Editor - Uganda

Irene Among works with the PAMJ office in Kampala, Uganda, where she formats manuscripts for review and publication, corresponds with authors on issues pertaining to their manuscripts and offers some support to the Science and Public Affairs department at the AFENET Secretariat. She holds a Bachelors degree in Library and Information Science from Makerere University, Uganda. Irene has previously worked with the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) as a library and registry assistant and also as a records intern at Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC). She is fascinated with history, has a passion for good music, enjoys movies and is a soccer fan.

Esther Butamanya from the Pan African Medical Journal

Esther Butamanya

Editor - Uganda

Esther is Development Studies graduate from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi in Uganda. She works with the PAMJ office in Kampala, preparing manuscripts for review and publication, corresponds with authors on issues regarding their manuscripts and does other support activities for the Science and Public Affairs Unit at AFENET. She loves all things historical/classic, has keen interests in politics, conspiracy theories and African and Greek history and enjoys good music (if done live, the better).

Olivia Tsague from the Pan African Medical Journal

Olivia Tsague

Editor - Cameroon

Olivia Tsague is one of the editorials assistants of Panafrican Medical Journal.She has a bachelors degree in public health from Higher Institute of Medical Technology, Cameroon. She carries out the editing, formatting and preparation for review of papers submitted to PAMJ. In her free time, Olivia spent time with friends and likes watching new about health in Africa .

Serge Thierry Fokam from the Pan African Medical Journal

Serge Thierry Fokam

Assistant Editor - Cameroon

Serge Thierry graduated from the School of Health Sciences (Catholic University of Central Africa) with a Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology Option. Previously, he also graduated from the University of Yaounde I, with a Master’s degree in Chemistry. He has participated as an investigator in the study EIGHT (INSERM). International conferences and scientific seminars are of great importance to him. He is actually an Assistant Editor at PAMJ. His favorite hobbies are Scrabble game, listen to the (world and reggae) music.

Emmanuelle Njankou from the Pan African Medical Journal

Emmanuelle Njankou

Assistant Editor - Cameroon

Emmanuelle Njankou is graduated from the Higher Institute of Medical Technology with a Bachelor degree in public health. She did several nursing internships at various health district hospitals in Douala (Cameroon) and is enthusiastically embracing a career in biomedical publishing with PAMJ Cameroon office. Actually, she is incharge of PAMJ-Conference Proceedings which is a publication of PAN African Medical Journal. She has as hobbies travelling, music, reading articles of public health.

Daniela Triulzi from the Pan African Medical Journal

Daniela Triulzi

Medical Translator - Italy

Daniela is a qualified and certified medical translator with 19 years’ experience. She has been working as translator and proofreader for private firms and medical journals since 1998. She graduated in Foreign Languages from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan with a specialization in Public Relations. She furthermore holds three post-graduate specializations (2003-2011) including International Masters Degree in Medical Translation from the Scuola Superiore per Interpreti e Traduttori, Pescara, Translation for Publishing Houses from the Langue & Parole Formazione, Milan and Press Office and Media Relations from the Business School IL SOLE 24 ORE , Milan. Her areas of expertise include medical questionnaires, clinical trials, patient information leaflets, pharmaceutical product profiles, medical case reports, abstracts, recommendations, manuscripts, pharmaceutical regulations.

Grace Mungai from the Pan African Medical Journal

Grace Mungai

Assistant editor - Kenya

Grace Mungai is an editorial assistant in the Kenyan PAMJ office. She carries out post submission quality control and prepares manuscripts for review and publication. She holds a degree in Economics and Sociology from the University of Nairobi. She has done Internship progams at the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of the National Government, Kenya. She is enthusiastic and believes in being dependable in handling tasks assigned to her. She is the head of the Kenyan editorial team.

Winnie Mwema from the Pan African Medical Journal

Winnie Mwema

Assistant editor - Kenya

Winnie Mwema carries out quality control and pre-publication processing at PAMJ. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Sociology from the University of Nairobi. She believes in hardwork, diligence and being organised. During her free time, Winnie loves socializing, listening to cool music and reading beneficial articles.

Tove Ryman from the Pan African Medical Journal

Tove Ryman

Scientific editor (Research) - United States

Dr. Tove Ryman is a Program Officer on the Vaccine Delivery team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She supports investments in immunization data including administrative data, survey data, and modeling data as well as health system strengthening in low- and middle-income countries. Prior to BMGF she spent 8 years working at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Immunization Division where she initiated studies aimed at understanding and strengthening routine immunization systems. Throughout her career she has collaborated extensively with partners at UN agencies, NGOs, and government Ministries of Health. She has a PhD in Epidemiology from University of Washington and an MPH in Global Health from Emory University.

Jean Claude Katte from the Pan African Medical Journal

Jean Claude Katte

Scientific editor (clinical medicine) - Cameroon

Jean-Claude Katte is a medical doctor and a research officer. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde, Cameroon with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. He worked as a Medical Officer from 2011 to 2014 pioneering the creation of the Diabetes and Hypertension Treatment Center of the Bafoussam Regional Hospital. He currently works has a research assistant in an independent research organization. His areas of expertise include primary diabetes care with a strong interest in public and global health. He is a Young Physician Leader (YPL) 2016 Fellow of the InterAcademy Partnership/The World Academy of Sciences. He loves scientific writing and seeks to promote scientific writing and excellence among young health professionals in Africa. Hobbies include playing piano, music and reading.

Luchuo Engelbert Bain from the Pan African Medical Journal

Luchuo Engelbert Bain

Scientific Editor (Research) - Netherlands

Luchuo Engelbert Bain is a researcher with the Athena Institute for Research on Communication and Innovation in Health and Life Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit (VU), Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 2016. He earned his Medical Degree (MD) from Cameroon (2009) and has practiced clinical medicine there for over 8 years. He holds a Masters’ Degree in Public Health (Epidemiology) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel (2013), a joint Erasmus Mundus Master of Science Degree (MSc) in Bioethics from the KU Leuven in Belgium, Rhadboud University in Nijmegen the Netherlands and the University of Padova in Italy (2015). Luchuo believes in the merits of high quality medical science made open access for Africa with Africans. For his PhD research in Transdisciplinary Global Health Solutions, Luchuo is interested in understanding decision making and autonomy of adolescents, when confronted with unintended pregnancies in Sub – Saharan Africa. His interests are mainly in Maternal and Child Health, HIV medicine, academic writing, Clinical and Research Ethics, Health promotion, Health Systems Strengthening, Research Integrity and Misconduct in the biomedical sciences in Africa. In his free time, he is with the family or at the volley ball court.

Brunhilda Tambe from the Pan African Medical Journal

Brunhilda Tambe

Assistant Editor, Social Media - Cameroon

Brunhilda Tambe carries out social media management, quality control, and pre-publication processing at PAMJ. She holds a bachelors degree in English with Journalism and Public Relations from the Cameroon Christian University Institute (CCUI) Bali, Cameroon. Brunhilda has done internships on writing, broadcasting, communications officer, voluntary work with the District Hospital Limbe, Cameroon and is gradually embracing a career in health Journalism. She is open minded, positive thinker, loves to travel, read, loves good music as well as sings them and has a general interest in fine arts.

Natacha Laetitia Amana from the Pan African Medical Journal

Natacha Laetitia Amana

Assistant Editor - Cameroon

Natacha Laetitia Amana graduated from the University of Yaounde 1 with a Bachelors degree in Bilingual letters. She supports the editorial office and the PAMJ Conference Proceedings activities in post-submission quality control checks, pre-publication processing and post-publication processing. She has done several internships in the marketing field that boosted her communication and interaction skills. She is enthusiastic, has the will to learn and believes in giving the best when assigned a task to carry out. Her favorite hobbies are travelling, listening to music and singing.

 Marie Paule Adamou from the Pan African Medical Journal

Marie Paule Adamou

Assistant Editor - Cameroon

Marie Paule Atalmbah A. is graduate in Publishing from the Advanced School of Mass Media and Communication (ASMAC) Yaounde, Cameroon. She has been into communication in the field of publishing, especially, documentation, text reviewing and writing. She works as an Assistant Editor at Panafrican Medical Journal Cameroon and has as hobbies reading and traveling.