Dziedzom De Souza

Dziedzom De Souza

Senior Scientist

Location Geneva, Switzerland

Programme Neglected Tropical Diseases

Department Medical Affairs

About Dziedzom De Souza

Dziedzom joined FIND in January 2020 as a Senior Scientific Officer with the NTD programme. He has over 15 years’ experience working in laboratory and field investigations in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Togo and Ethiopia. Dziedzom’s main work focused on implementation research on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), specifically Lymphatic Filariasis. He has served as a consultant for the Ghana Neglected Tropical Diseases Programme, and occasionally for other international not-for-profit organizations working on NTDs.

From January to December 2018, Dziedzom was at FIND as part of a WHO/TDR fellowship programme in clinical research and development. He will bring this clinical and longstanding research experience to his current role.

Dziedzom holds a BSc. in Zoology and a PhD in Biological Sciences.