Epidemiology and Public Health Service, Center pasteur of Cameroon
Dr Mathurin Tejiokem in an epidemiologist and public health physician, currently the Scientific Coordinator in Cameroon of some research programs funded by the French National Agency on AIDS Research and viral hepatitis (ANRS-Pediacam, ANRS-Paanther). Prior to this, Dr Mathurin Tejiokem was the Clinical Epidemiologist in charge of monitoring the first Pilot Program for the Prevention of HIV-1 MTCT (PMTCT) in Cameroon, using the HIVNET 012 NVP-based protocol. This program demonstrated the feasibility and the efficacy of this protocol in Cameroonian and guided the design and scaling up of the national PMTCT program in Cameroon (2001-2004). Before that, Dr Mathurin Tejiokem was the assistant Medical Officer of the Eseka Health district (1997-1999) and the Chief medical officer of the Minta Health district in Cameroon (1999-2001) He is Member of the International AIDS Society, of the editorial board of the Panafrican Medical Journal and Clinics in Mother and Child Health, of the African Rabies Expert Bureau, of the scientific committee of the National Observatory of Public Health in Cameroon and Member of the ANRS “Mother and Child” study Group. He is also abstract Reviewer for AIDS international Conferences and some peer-review journals.