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6th Edition of World Congress on Infectious Diseases

June 24-26, 2024 | Paris, France

June 24 -26, 2024 | Paris, France
Infection 2024

Justine Umutesi

Speaker at World Congress on Infectious Diseases 2024 - Justine Umutesi
Justine Umutesi
Rwanda Biomedical Centre, Rwanda


Justine Umutesi studied epidemiology at the Hannover Medical School and the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany, and obtained her PhD in August 2022 under the supervision of Prof. Gérard Krause. She also holds a master's degree in the US-CDC Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) at the University of Rwanda (2014-2016), and studied sexual and reproductive health (SRH) at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp/Belgium in 2018. She worked for over 15 years at the Rwanda Biomedical Center, Rwanda as coordinator of sexually transmitted infection prevention, where she coordinated mass vaccination and screening campaigns for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), cervical cancer and viral hepatitis, and trained over 45,000 secondary and university students in SRH. She follows the Mathematical Modeling for Infectious Disease Planning in Africa program with the Harvard T. CHAN School of Public Health and the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), where she is guided by Associate Professor Dr. Bethany Hedt-Gauthier and Associate Professor Dr. Caroline Buckee from Harvard University.