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Georges Alain Etoundi Mballa, MD

Georges Alain Etoundi Mballa, MD

Director of Disease Control
Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon
Chief of Emergency Services
Central Hospital of Yaoundé

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  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pulmonology
  • Trauma

Dr. Etoundi currently serves as the Director of Disease Control for the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon and is the Chief of Emergency Services at the Central Hospital of Yaoundé. Dr. Etoundi received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Yaoundé and then spent five years at the General Hospital of Libourne staffing the pulmonology and critical care services. Subsequently, Dr. Etoundi spent seven years at the University of Bordeaux in France, receiving specialized training in infectious disease, pulmonology, and critical care. Having witnessed the burden of trauma affecting patients being treated at the Emergency Department, Dr. Etoundi became interested in the study of injury. He served as a co-Investigator for the pilot trauma registry at the Central Hospital of Yaoundé in 2008-2009 and is currently partnering with the Center for Global Surgical Studies at UCSF as co-investigator for the study protocol "A National Trauma Registry to Inform Policy in Cameroon."

  1. McGreevy J, Stevens KA, Ekeke Monono M, Etoundi Mballa GA, Kouo Ngamby M, Hyder AA, Juillard C. Road traffic injuries in Yaoundé, Cameroon: A hospital-based pilot surveillance study. Injury, Nov-2014;45(11):1687-92. 
  2. Juillard CJ, Stevens KA, Monono ME, Mballa GA, Ngamby MK, McGreevy J, Cryer G, Hyder AA. Analysis of prospective trauma registry data in Francophone Africa: a pilot study from Cameroon. World journal of surgery, Oct-2014;38(10):2534-42. 
  3. Chichom Mefire A, Etoundi Mballa GA, Azabji Kenfack M, Juillard C, Stevens K. Hospital-based injury data from level III institution in Cameroon: retrospective analysis of the present registration system. Injury, Jan-2013;44(1):139-43.
  4. Juillard C, Etoundi Mballa GA, Bilounga Ndongo C, Stevens KA, Hyder AA. Patterns of injury and violence in Yaoundé Cameroon: an analysis of hospital data. World journal of surgery, Jan-2011;35(1):1-8.
  5. Djomassi LD, Gessner BD, Andze GO, Mballa GA. National surveillance data on the epidemiology of cholera in Cameroon. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Nov-2013;1(208):S92-7.  

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