Docteur en médecine (faculté des sciences de la santé, Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, Niger), Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisée pédiatrie, PhD santé publique (Ecole de Santé Publique, ULB), chargée du programme "Micronutrient Niger".
Médecine (biostatistique, épidémiologie, pédiatrie, nutrition, systèmes de santé, contrôle vectoriel, maladies infectieuses et parasitaires).

Maimouna HALIDOU DOUDOU (Niamey, 1969) is currently Director General of the African Private University for Development (UPAD) in Niger. She has held several strategic positions at national and international level in the area of ​​maternal and child health (Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Chad). She has piloted major projects within the United Nations System, including REACH “Renewed efforts against child hungry and undernutrition” and FORMANUT “Training for nutrition”. His teaching and research activities focus on nutrition, epidemiology, biostatistics and public health. She is also a member of the Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences (RAOS) since 2004 and scientific collaborator at the Center for Research in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Clinical Research at the School of Public Health of the University “Libre” from Brussels (ESP / ULB) in Belgium since 2008. She is a member of several associations (Nigerien Association of Pediatricians (ASNIPED), Association of French Language Epidemiologists (ADELF), Nigerian Association of Public Health (ANSP)).

She holds a state doctorate in medicine from the University of Niamey (Niger, 1997), a Diploma of higher studies in general pediatrics from the University of Lomé (Togo, 2004) and a doctorate in public health from the University “Libre” from Brussels (Belgium, 2008). His doctoral research focused on "The impact of spirulina supplementation in severely malnourished children as part of nutritional rehabilitation: a double-blind randomized clinical trial". She was responsible for a post-doctoral project in support of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Niamey, for the Project Support Fund of University Development Commission (CUD) current ARES.

Key publications

Article 1: Mapping nutrition interventions, a key analytical tool for informing the multisectoral planning process: Example from Burkina Faso, food and nutrition bulletin; 39 (3): 449-464. Maimouna Halidou Doudou, Ousmane Ouedraogo, Bertine Ouaro, Nicolas Bidault, Kris Reinhardt.

Article 2. Role of statistics in multisectoral nutrition programs in Niger. Bull.Séanc. Acad. R. Sci Overseas Meded 59 (2-4-2013): 363-371. Halidou Doudou M, Laouali Manzo, Aboubacar Adakal, Ekoye Seidou, Ousmane Oumarou, Philippe Donnen, Dramaix-Wilmet M. 

Article 3. A refined estimate of the malaria burden in Niger, Malar J. 2012 Mar 27; 11(1):89. PubMed PMID: 22453027. Halidou Doudou M, Mahamadou A, Ouba I, Lazoumar R, Boubacar B, Arzika I, Zamanka H, Ibrahim ML, Labbo R, Maiguizo S, Girond F, Guillebaud J, Maazou A, Fandeur T.

Article 4: Organization, Collaboration and Support of Contributing Sectors at Regional Level. Dieudonné Diasso, Maimouna Halidou Doudou and Aly Savadogo. Multisectoral Nutrition Implementation in Burkina Faso: ACTA SCIENTIFIC NUTRITIONAL HEALTH (ISSN:2582-1423) Volume 4 Issue 10 October 2020. 

Article 5. Municipalities’ organisational capacity to support the implementation of the Multi[1]Sector Nutrition Plan in Burkina Faso. Dieudonne Diasso, Maimouna Halidou Doudou, Mohamed Cheikh Levrak, Holly Dente Sedutto & Aly Savadogo. GLOBAL HEALTH ACTION 2021, VOL. 14, 1979279 h.