Mahoudo Jules Aimé Bonou, MD, MPH, brings 20 years of experience providing technical assistance and clinical mentorship to large-scale HIV and TB projects in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mozambique and others countries, with a focus on optimizing service delivery, quality of care, professional training and skill building on project management. He serves as a master trainer and mentor in project management for a pool of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) trainers based in twelve African countries and the United States.
He has a history of close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other stakeholders in Mozambique through his involvement in the development of national HIV guidelines and. In his current role as Technical Director, Dr. Bonou provides in-country technical direction and support to EGPAF technical team and sub grantees in line with the MoH program policies, strategies and guidelines; ensures that the EGPAF country program is technical sound and is in line with the EGPAF Global and national technical policies, strategies and guidelines. Acting also as Project Manager, he secures full compliance with EGPAF project management policy, implements full project management as per USG rules and regulations specifically CDC guidelines.
Previously, he served as clinical coordinator for multiple projects led by Médecins Sans Frontières and the Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp, where he gained extensive experience mentoring clinical staff. Recently, he served as Quality Improvement Technical Advisor, overseeing the development and institutionalization of QI initiatives into EGPAF’s programs at all levels and nationally through provision of technical assistance to the National QI Committee.
Dr. Bonou holds a degree in General Medicine from the University of Abomey – Calavi in Benin, and a Master’s of Public Health from the Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp in Belgium.