Merlin Diafouka, MD.

Centre de Traitement Ambulatoire de Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Since October 2010, Dr. Merlin Diafouka has served as the Director of the Ambulatory Treatment Center of Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, which specializes in the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS.  Dr. Diafouka’s research is focused primarily on HIV, STIs, cancers and the prevention of maternal to child transmission. He is a teacher and trainer in HIV therapeutic education. Dr. Diafouka holds a Doctor of Medicine from the Marien Ngouabi University of Brazzaville.  He holds a diploma in parasitic and tropical diseases from Pierre Marie Curie Paris VI University of France, as well as diplomas in HIV/AIDS and STIs from the University of Bichat, Paris VII, France, and public health and health promotion in developing countries from the Nancy School of Public Health.