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The Prix Galien honors outstanding achievement critical to human health: science and innovation. Staging this event in Africa is a significant statement ….

— Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Director-General, World Health Organization

The Prix Galien Africa launched in 2019 and will make its first set of awards on December 10-11, 2021 in Dakar, Senegal.

African Report from 2018 >

Awards Committee/Jury

Galien Forum Africa Secretariat

  • Ibrahima SECK, PhD, Technical Adviser to the Minister of Health in Senegal; Director of Preventive medicine and Public Health, Cheikh Anta Diop University 
  • Sokhna Mbow Diba (Administration)
  • Khady Fall (Logistics)
  • Bouba Sow (Communication)
  • Elie Faye (IT)
  • Ibrahima Diouf (Protocol)

Letter from Hon. Macky Sall, President of Senegal

Speech by WHO Director-General (2018)