Dr Alfred B. Tiono, MD, PhD (Epidemiology) is a Clinician and Senior Scientist on WP1 and WP3. Co leader of WP1. Alfred is the Head of the Public Health Department of the Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme (CNRFP). He has been working in the malaria field for over 10 years and has been a frequent contributor to the National Malaria control Program implementation. His current research interest involves clinical trials of malaria vaccines candidates and antimalarial drugs, development of innovative Community based interventions against malaria.