Dr. Kouassi Julien Momou
Kouassi Julien Momou holds a Master’s of Science degree in Biochemistry from University of Felix Houphouet Boigny in Abidjan. He has MS degrees in Chemistry, Health-Environment and he holds a Doctorate (PhD) in Environmental Sciences; focus: Environmental Health, both from University of Nangui Abrogoua in Abidjan-Côte d'Ivoire.
Momou’s professional experience includes previously working for the Department of Epidemic-Virus at Pasteur Institute (Côte d'Ivoire) and in the Laboratory of Environmental Sciences (University of Nangui Abrogoua), where he had a variety of roles in Environmental-Health. Momou has twelve years of experience working in management of waste from health-care activities, research relating to surface water pollution, microbiological contamination of wastewater generated by human activities, evaluation of water risks related to water management and the effect of seasonal variations (rainfall) on chemical, microbiological and particulate contamination of surface water.
He is interested in working with the UN and GWCN to look more closely at how the change in meteorological conditions and environmental factors further exacerbate health related outcomes. Particularly, water-related diseases, including water-borne, which remain significant sources of morbidity and mortality in the world, but particularly in developing countries.