Research interests: Malaria, Tuberculosis, Diarrhea, Antimicrobial Resistance, Chikungunya, SARS-COV-2, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and capacity development
Associate Professor and Molecular Epidemiologist, Francine NTOUMI is Researcher lecture at the University Marien Ngouabi in Brazzaville, Head of a Research Group at the University of Tübingen, in Germany and Director General of the Fondation Congolaise pour la Recherche Médicale. Very committed to “Women in Science in Africa” leadership, she is Coordinator of PANDORA-ID-Net consortium and collaborates with Africa CDC, IRD, The African Academy of Sciences, WHO-AFRO.
Responsible for Coordination, Administration, Communication, Advocacy and Networking, she has been highly involved in the response to Chikungunya outbreak and preparedness to Ebola outbreak in the republic of the Congo. With regard to COVID-19 pandemic; she is engaged in the diagnostic, and research activities including the bulding of local prototype of respiration for emergency situation.