Organization: Unit of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University Teaching Hospital
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Serge Paul Eholié is Professor of Infectious and Tropical Diseases at Treichville University Teaching Hospital and a senior lecturer at the Medical School of University Felix Houphouet Boigny, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
He received his medical degree from the University of Abidjan and later specialized in infectious and tropical diseases. He was trained in HIV management in Marseille and Paris, France, and has served as a trainer in HIV in several African countries. He is currently the President of the Réseau Africain des Praticiens Assurant la prise en charge des personnes vivant avec le VIH/SIDA (African Network of HIV Practitioners for People living with HIV/AIDS), the President of the African Society of Infectious Diseases, and the Vice President of Alliance Francophone des Acteurs de la Santé contre le VIH.
He is currently involved in research around HIV therapeutic strategies, HIV and hepatitis co-morbidities, HIV and non-communicable diseases, and HIV and ageing. Serge is the co-recipient with Xavier Anglaret of the 2017 Christophe Merieux Prize for Research in Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries.