Prof. Dr. Mohamed Lamine DRAMÈ



Mohamed Lamine Dramé holds a Medical Doctorate degree (MD), Havana University – Cuba two master’s degrees (Bio-statistics/Epidemiology – UCL/Brussels and Health Systems Management – ITM/Antwerp-Belgium) and an Academic Doctorate (PhD in Health Policy & Global Health – Nova University of Lisbon -Portugal).

He has an extensive clinical field experience with a long-standing management and public health expert experience developed first in his country (Republic of Guinea) where he was one of the Bamako Initiative actors in the field based on a large and comprehensive immunisation system, the Guinea Primary Health Care (PHC) flagship programme. He then worked and accumulated twenty-one years of experience as senior expert in international development cooperation with international institutions (WHO/Geneva) and bilateral agencies (the German Cooperation – GIZ & the Belgian Cooperation – Enable). He collaborated with major Global Health players like the GAVI, the GFAMT and the WB.

His professional experience covers all regions of the world with a special focus in French-speaking, English-speaking and Portuguese-speaking Africa. He has participated or led tens short-term missions in this context. His long term and short-term technical supports were focused on Health System Strengthening supporting country health sector coordination mechanisms, planning & monitoring processes integrating and aligning the immunisation multi-year planning component, health financing and equitable budgeting strategies, etc.
Mohamed Lamine Dramé’s professional experience is complemented by an academic collaboration with various universities in Africa and Europe where he teaches as guest professor and supervises research topics for master’s theses in public health in the fields of his expertise. These field include universal health coverage policies, health policy dialogue, institutional support for health development, District Health System, process & impact evaluation, Sexual and Reproductive Health, health financing, Human Resource for Health (HRH), Health Care Quality Assurance, Community Health, Immunisation Systems, Disease Control (including communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases), etc. As a researcher, he is also familiar with qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Since August 2017 Mohamed Lamine Dramé has created a Public Health consultancy firm and provides technical supports to African countries and Development Agencies. One his most recent assignment was to support the Global Fund as international “consultant on Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) during the Global Fund application funding process”


  • PhD International Health, University of Lisbon, 2015.
  • Master in Public Health - MPH, Tropical Institute of Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, 1993.
  • Master in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Catholic University of Louvain (Public Health Department), Brussels, Belgium, 1988.
  • Medical Doctor (MD), Faculty of medicine of Havana university, Cuba, 1980.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Health Policy adviser and Senior Health Systems specialist and head of the BTC technical Advisor team, Belgium Technical Cooperation (BTC) for development, 2015 – August 2017, August 2017 to date: freelance International Consultant & Managing Director of international consultancy firm SUCCESS-IN-Africa.
  • Senior Health Policy adviser and Senior Health Systems specialist, World Health Organization/HQ, Department for Health Systems Policies and Workforce, Geneva, Switzerland, 2010-2014.
  • Senior Public Health Specialist & Institutional Strengthening Expert, Advisor to the Permanent Secretary (Ministry of Health) and manager of the BTC health projects, Belgium Technical Cooperation (BTC) for development, Cotonou, Benin, 2009.
  • Senior Public Health Specialist and manager of the European Union financed health project, German Technical Cooperation for Development (GTZ) and the European Union (EU), Maputo, Mozambique, 2003-2008.
  • Senior Public Health Specialist manager of the GTZ health program and head of the experts’ team, German Technical Cooperation for Development (GTZ), Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 2002-2003.
  • Senior Public Health Specialist and head of the GTZ Regional AIDS program, manager of multi-country teams (in four regional offices in Africa), German Technical Cooperation for Development (GTZ), Accra, Ghana, 1999-2002.
  • Scientist & Researcher, University of Heidelberg, Unit of Planning & Evaluation, Heidelberg, Germany, 1996-1998.
  • District and later Regional Health Director, Ministry of Health in Guinea, Faranah, N’Zerekore/ Guinea rural regions, 1987-1996.
  • Regional director of Mother and Child Health (MCH); Head of a USAID MCH financed regional project, Ministry of Health in Guinea, Mamou /Guinea rural region, 1985-1987.
  • Responsible of a regional hospital paediatrics service, Ministry of Health in Guinea, Mamou /Guinea rural region, 1981-1985.