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Zambendé Zigani

Ministry of Health, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Zambendé Zigani

Zambendé Zigani, MPH, International Health
Specialist in Monitoring and Evaluation of the Reproductive Health Project, Results-based Funding Component, Ministry of Health's General Direction for Sectoral Studies and Statistics, Burkina Faso

I was born on the 31th of December 1972. I graduated from Senghor University of Alexandria, Direct Operator of the French speaking countries with a Master 2 in Development, specialty: International Health. From University Ouaga 1, Prof. Joseph Ki-Zerbo, at Higher Institute of Population Sciences (ISSP): I graduated the Professional License degree in social statistics, health option, at the Humanities and Social Sciences Training and Research Unit (UFR) the Certificate 2 (C2) in Sociology / Anthropology of Health. Rural sociology, research methodology and the License degree in Sociology.

From Ouagadougou National School of Public Health, I graduated the Diploma of Higher Technician in nursing and obstetrics and the Diploma of State of Nurses.

I worked at these different positions:

  • General Direction for Studies and Sectoral Statistics of the Ministry of Health working as Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for the implementation of results-based funding (RBF) within the framework of the reproductive health project, financed by the World Bank. I set up the monitoring and evaluation system of the RBF through the development of indicators, data collection tools, analysis and drafting of reports.
  • Sectorial health program fighting against HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted infections of Ministry of Health, as a planning, monitoring and evaluation officer. I was in charge of planning, monitoring and evaluation of STI, HIV and AIDS activities. This concerned the training of health professionals on prevention, treatment of STIs, HIV and AIDS, and the collection, processing and analysis of related data.
  • Tenkodogo District Health Team in Central East region, I worked as Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, planning , implementing , monitoring and evaluating sexual and reproductive health activities, through the training, supervision of health professionals on the provision of family planning services, refocused prenatal consultations, assisted deliveries with pantographs, care of children under 5 years according to the integrated management of childhood illness (IMCI) approach, STI management, HIV testing in the healthcare setting and the reproductive health of adolescents and youth.

Health and social promotion center of Bingo at Koudougou health district, worked as head nurse through carrying out sexual and reproductive health activities, such as the provision of antenatal care, deliveries, postnatal consultations, family planning for women, curative and preventive care for children.

I speak two languages.