Dr Pascale Ondoa is the Director of Science and New Initiatives of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) since 2016. She is a laboratory scientist focusing on addressing gaps of the laboratory systems and networks in African countries. She leads several Fleming Fund regional grants addressing AMR surveillance data, quality of testing and workforce development across 17 countries in Africa and Asia. Under the of the Mapping AMR and AMU partnership (MAAP), she led the first initiative to systematically collect, process and evaluate large quantities of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial consumption data in Africa.
Pascale participated to the development of the AMRSNET framework from the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). She contributes to several laboratory policy and system strengthening activities.