Special Q&A Guest Speaker – Teleconference

Dr. Victor Bampoe

Deputy Minister of Health, Ghana

Dr. Victor Bampoe is Ghana’s Minister of Health. Dr Bampoe is a medical doctor by training, with a specialization in Public Health obtained at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health in Baltimore, United States. Previously he was the Senior Fund Portfolio Manager at the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Dr Bampoe has worked at the Fund in various capacities since 2005. He served as the Fund Manager in Uganda, Kenya, Zambia and Rwanda, and was also the Risk Manager at the Fund, as well as the Team Leader for Southern Africa. Before he took up this role, he worked with the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) as a Regional Health and HIV adviser, and before that, as a Medical Officer with the Ministry of Health in Ghana. (source)