J. Andre H.

Summary

I am looking for a challenging position in Africa, that can utilize my experiences.

I am a highly motivated individual that requires no supervision.

Experience

Executive Director
Pediatric care Africa
South Africa
March-2017 - Present

2017 to present:
Executive Director of Pediatric care Africa.
Kindly see our website at http//www.pediatriccareafrica.org
Pediatric care Africa is now a highly successful and well-established medical NGO, leaving me free to explore other options.

Medical Director
Hopital du Cinquantenaire de Kisangani DRC
Congo, the DRC
January-2013 - March-2017

2013 to 2017: Medical Director: Hopital du Cinquantenaire de Kisangani in the DRC. (Gertler Family foundation.)
I designed, build and equipped this 102 bed specialist level 2 pediatric Hospital in Kisangani, in the middle of the Congo rain forest and managed all aspects of it.
The Hospital offers 10 medical specialties and a Pediatric ICU, General ICU, High care unit and 2 operating theaters.
We offered clinical and specialist training and internships to the Kisangani University Medical school.
During my tenure we implemented numerous programs including a pediatric cardio surgery program in conjunction with the Belgium based University of Saint Luc cardiology department.
Albino program.
Inoculation program throughout the Oriental Province
Numerous surgery programs such as cleft palate correction surgery to benefit poor communities without access to medical care etc.
HIV Prevention programs in conjunction with regional minister of Health.
Ebola prevention and early detection program in conjunction with National ministry of health.
This was a very exciting and rewarding position.
I retired from clinical medicine and returned to settle in South Africa.

Senior Doctor/CMO
Medprof
Zambia
August-1999 - December-2007

Before Joining Glencor in the DRC I was the CMO/Senior Doctor for Medprof and Tusekelemo Hospital in Zambia for a period of 9 years.
At Medprof we also serviced and assisted communities in Angola, Malawi, Zambia and Kenya in need of urgent medical treatment and evacuation to South Africa.
Medprof was the medical support and first res ponder organization for a number of Insurance companies and ISOS in Central and West African regions.
As this CV is intended to be a brief introduction only, please do not hesitate to contact me directly for further information.

Education

Tropical medicine
London school of hygiene and tropical medicine
United Kingdom
May-2001 - Present

Professional Diploma in Tropical medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H)

Behavioral Neuroscience
UCLA
United States
January-1996 - June-1999

Doctor of Philosophy with primary research in fetal alcohol effect (FAE) and Fetal alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

MD
UCLA
United States
June-1986 - June-1992

Doctor of Medicine