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Somia Okoued

Minister Ministry of International Cooperation

MSc BSc (Hons) Dip

Location: Khartoum, Sudan


BSc (Honours) in public & environmental health, Sudan, University of Khartoum 1998
Diploma in Malaria control 2002
MSc in public health, Sudan, University of Khartoum 2004
Diploma in Epidemiology, United Kingdom, London school of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 2007
Fellowship in Global health, Leadership and management track, USA, University of Washington 2009.

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