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GFMER Country Coordinators

Bruno Ki

GFMER Coordinator for Burkina Faso

Bruno Ki

Bruno Ki, MD
Trainer for Management of Medical Emergencies & Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Provider, Marie Stopes International, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Dr. Bruno KI graduated from the University of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) since 2008. He continued his post-doctoral studies at the Universities of Lorraine and Bordeaux 2 in France where he obtained respectively a Master in Public Health option Intervention and Health Promotion and a University Diploma in Nutritional Epidemiology. He also obtained the postgraduate diploma of research in reproductive health of GFMER and is registered for this year (2013-2014) in University Diploma Methods and Practice in Epidemiology option HIV at ISPED of University Bordeaux 2. He has previously completed several certificate courses on mother-child pair some of which are as follows: Certificate of Competence in obstetric surgery, visceral and trauma emergencies - Certificate of obstetric trainer and neo-natal emergency / PMTCT - Certificate of trainer in lactation management - Certificate of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI clinical) - Certificate of Competence in community management of Severe Acute malnutrition - Certificate management trainer medical emergencies, etc.

Dr. Bruno KI has six years of experience in sexual and reproductive health including two years in the public sector and four years in an international NGO. During his two years at the Ministry of Health of Burkina Faso, in a district of the northern region of the country, he was a surgeon and emergency physician responsible for community-based activities and specific groups. In this position, he was also responsible for the implementation of two pilot programs of the Department of Health: one for the community-based management of severe acute malnutrition, and the other for reducing child and maternal mortality. He is currently in service at Marie Stopes International Burkina responsible of surgical contraception in ambulatory, training clinical staff in managing medical emergencies and coordination of clinical research activities within the organization.

Major future challenges of the implementation of GFMER in Burkina Faso

  • Enable healthcare professionals of Burkina Faso to access to quality education on sexual and reproductive health through GFMER.
  • Organize in collaboration with GFMER, Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute training seminars on the Evidence - Based Management of Pre-Eclampsia and Eclampsia and Postpartum Haemorrhage in favor of medical and paramedical staff of Burkina Faso.
  • Make the section of Burkina Faso the focal point of GFMER in West Africa.
  • Organization of regrouping sessions for Burkinabe students and / or West Africa enrolled in online course of research in sexual reproductive health of GFMER.
  • Pleading with GFMER to available the French version of the course of research in sexual and reproductive health.
  • Plan in collaboration with GFMER of research in reproductive health in Burkina Faso.
  • Search with partners intervening in Burkina Faso in sexual and reproductive health scholarships for future students of online race of research in sexual reproductive health and of GFMER.

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