Marléne is a social science research assistant for COUNTDOWN Programme in Cameroon.
She occupied similar positions in several research projects. For instance, the study on “Challenges of integrating an innovative health financing scheme into the health system: lessons from Performance-Based-Financing (PBF) in Cameroon (2006 - 2015)” with R4D Intl (Research for Development International).
She holds a BSc in Socio-anthropology, and a MSc in Development and Project Management in Africa from the Catholic University of Central Africa; where she is currently enrolled as a Social Science PhD student. Her thesis considers disease control planning and implementation in Cameroon, with a focus on community interventions to fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases.
On the back of her social science experience, she is also proficient in business planning and project monitoring and evaluation.