is the Director of Natonial Statistics Sierra Leona. Previouslys Osman was the Executive Director of the INDEPTH Network. Dr Sankoh joined INDEPTH from the Institute of Public Health at the University of Heidelberg Medical School in Germany where he worked as a Biostatistician / Epidemiologist from December 1999 to June 2002.
Osman is a member of the Advisory Boards/Committees of several international academic journals including The Lancet Global Health and the International Journal of Speakers 5 Epidemiology. He has also acted as a consultant on population and health issues to the World Bank, the World Health Organisation, and the African Census Analysis Project at the University of Pennsylvania in the US. His more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications have appeared in a range of international journals.
He will hold a Keynote speech about:
Pandemics and climate change: the perspetive from Africa