Dr. Renée Tania BISSOUMA-LEDJOUChairperson
Dr. Renée Tania BISSOUMA-LEDJOU (Chairperson of the Board of Trustees)
Pharmacist specialized in Public and Community Health. Field of expertise
- Drafting, analysis, monitoring and evaluation of health policies and strategies
- Fund raising for health sector and economies of Heath system
- Pharmaceutical policy
- Health system strengthening for achievement of the universal coverage
She worked in the pharmaceutical private sector particularly in the drug supply chain and inventory management. She also managed other health related products for 4 years before switching to the public sector where she served as a district Pharmacist then as Deputy Director in charge of Strategic Planning at the Ministry of Health in Côte d’Ivoire.
In 2014, she joined the World Health Organization (WHO) where she served as a Consultant on health system Policies and Partnerships in the Côte d’Ivoire’s office for 6 years. Since June 2020, she is the Health Policy Coordinator in the Cameroon WHO country office. She is also supporting WHO Africa region countries in Strengthening Health Systems for the Universal Health Coverage for the WHO Africa Regional Office.
Some of her publications (2015) Monitoring of Progress on Universal Coverage in Cote d’Ivoire: Basic situational Analysis – Tania Bissouma-Ledjou et al. https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/202070/9789290312185.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y (2019) Budget Analysis and Public spending efficiency in the health sector in Cote d’ivoire- Bissouma-Ledjou Tania et al. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/325688