Dr Yazoumé Yé is the Vice President, Malaria Surveillance and Research, at ICF International in the USA.
He is trained in geography from University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and has a Masters and PhD in public health/epidemiology from the Medical Faculty of the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Dr Yé joined ICF International in 2009. Prior to that, he held an associate research scientist position at the African Population and Health Research Center based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Before that, he was working with the Nouna Health Research Centre. Dr Yé has been involved with the Institute of Public Health (IPH) of Heidelberg as a Guest scholar since 2009.
Dr Yé has extensive experience in demographic surveillance systems as well as in survey design and implementation.
His research interests include malaria epidemiology (modeling transmission risk), the impact of climate change on health and impact evaluation of national-scale malaria control interventions.
Dr Yé has a vested interest in climate change and health with a focus on malaria. In this regard, he has published several peer-reviewed articles assessing the effect of temperature, rainfall on malaria transmission risk.
He has also authored a book on Environmental Factors and Malaria transmission Risk: Modeling the risk of malaria transmission.