Telecommunications Engineer, National Institute of Telecommunications,RABAT,Morocco
Senior Engineering degree in computer, science and electronics of the High National School of Electronics and its Applications (ENSEA), CERGY FRANCE
I work since late 2014 as expert in HSS Cluster at WHO/AFRO in connection with the promotion and development of the use of eHealth services in the African Region. In this context I support countries to develop and implement eHealth strategies and we follow the trends and evidence of these technologies in African Health System.
Before joining WHO, I led the ICT Department of Mauritanian Telecom Company (MAURITEL) for 10 years. During this period I led several projects and programs including the connection of Mauritania to the Internet, the development of the National Data Transmission Network and participated in several African programs such the establishment of the African Internet Registry (AFRINIC).
Between 2001 and 2006 I was appointed National Director of ICT. During this period I developed a national ICT strategy, I deployed the E-GOV project and I drove the implementation of the national telemedicine project in collaboration with ITU and the University Hospital of Geneva.
Between 2007 and 2010, I occupied the posts of Secretary General of Ministry of Employment and Professional Training, the Ministry of Telecommunications and the Ministry of Modernization of Administration.
From 2010 to 2013 I occupied function of Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the Minister of Health. Along with my administrative duties I chaired the Mauritania Internet Society section and I taught at the Nouakchott University.
I graduated in computer engineer (ENSEA France).