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Dr. Frankline Sevidzem Wirsiy is a global health professional with ten years of experience working with international and national organizations in development, research, global health security, advocacy, emergency response, and humanitarian domains. He is presently a global health security consultant at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, a technical expert for global health security disease control and prevention at Amref Health Africa, and a Pfizer-One Young World ambassador. Previously, he was a proposal development consultant with IntraHealth International in Cameroon and an international consultant for the USAID-funded RHITES-E project implemented by IntraHealth in Uganda. He has been an epidemiologist expatriate with Doctors Without Borders for its HIV/AIDS Project in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Furthermore, he responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic as an epidemiologist with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and was a project manager for a UNICEF-sponsored education in emergencies and health cluster program in Cameroon.
Frankline has also worked for US Centers for Disease Control and PEPFAR-sponsored programs in Cameroon as a quality assurance specialist for the HIV Rapid Test Quality Improvement Initiative at Global Health Systems Solutions. His other previous positions include: community mobilization coordinator for the Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment survey at ICAP in Cameroon and associate monitoring and evaluation officer at the Clinton Health Access Initiative for their HIV care and treatment project. Frankline has over 40 scientific publications with advanced contemporary training in epidemiology and control of infectious diseases. He had been a field epidemiologist for FAIRMED International, where he carried out his funded research on Ebola in the eastern region of Cameroon among the Baka Pygmies. As an independent consultant and health expert, he is passionate about networking and organizing measures to prevent disease and promote health to prolong life. His greatest philosophical paradigm is "service to humanity is the best work of life."