Blaise Nguendo-Yongsi, PhDProfessor, Health Geography IFORD, University of Yaounde II, Cameroon
Blaise Nguendo Yongsi earned his BEd at Laurentian University (Sudbury–Canada) and his PhD in Geography at Paris-X (France). He has a longstanding interest in urban health and has empirically focused on the spatial disparities of diseases and access to health care in Cameroon. His work involves an integrative understanding of the broad determinants of population health and research on environment and health linkages within urban settings. He has served as a Research Professional at the Centre de Recherche Interuniversitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal and as Professor of Epidemiology and Health Geography at the University of Chicoutimi (Quebec–Canada). He is currently Associate Professor of Health Geography and Spatial Epidemiology at the Institute of Training and Research in Population Studies (IFORD) of the University of Yaoundé II (Cameroon). His current works are about chronic non communicable diseases and health of vulnerable populations.