Awa Marie Coll-Seck

Minister of Health, Government of Senegal


Professor Awa Marie Coll-Seck is the Minister of Health of Senegal, a post she has held since 2012 and previously from 2001 to 2003. In the intervening years she served as Executive Director of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, a global partnership founded in 1998 by WHO, UNDP, UNICEF and the World Bank. She served for nearly twenty years as a specialist in infectious diseases at leading hospitals and is also the author of over 150 scientific publications and communications and has been awarded numerous professional and academic honors.