Diallo Afadhali

Afadhali Diallo, from Rwanda, is a Bachelor of Pharmacy, a Global Health Corps fellow, Nutrition Supply Chain analyst at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), Pharmacist adviser on the Primary Health Care medical kits’ project’s impact evaluation at CHAI. President of Africa Pharmacy students and recent graduates at the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) 2012-2013 aiming at promoting pharmacy education, public health, professional development and exchange programs; has served as International Relations’ Officer at the Rwanda Village Concept Project (RVCP), a grassroots project aiming at promoting public health, helping the community on income generation and raising awareness on HIV/AIDS and Malaria, gender equality and social justice. Diallo has attended WHO Supply Chain training with focus on ARV at the Indian Institute of Health Management Research under the UN initiative in Jaipur, India. Diallo has been to the Netherlands and Belgium for meetings with world co-leaders of pharmacy students and recent graduates. He has been trained at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut-USA in 2013, on global and public health issues. He has represented his country to Algeria, Kenya and Tanzania to their international pharmacy conferences as President of the Rwanda Pharmaceutical Students’ Association and Contact person for Rwanda at IPSF 2011-12 and Youth Ambassador at Project SAVE (STOP All forms of Violence with Education), founder and President of the Rwanda Youth Health Association (RYHA). In collaboration with the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and Rwanda Social Security Board, Diallo organized the 2012 Rwanda Pharmaceutical Symposium on drug abuse eradication in Rwanda. He conducted an internship on pharmaceutical supply chains at the Rwandan Ministry of Health, hospital and district Pharmacy. He participated in the first IPSF African Leaders In Training (LIT) with focus on leadership, project and team management, mentoring and coaching and the first African Pharmaceutical Symposium in Algiers, Algeria in July 2012. As hobby, Diallo likes writing on health and global issues; a silver medal winner for the 2012 IPSF International Essay competition, holds the certificate of participation in the 2012 Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO international essay contest for young people focusing on understanding universal diversity, mutual respect and tolerance. Diallo has conducted and presented a research on care takers’ knowledge on a