Cheikh Ibrahima Niang has completed several studies on Infectious diseases outbreaks (HIV/AIDS, Ebola, Covid19, non-communicable diseases, sexuality, gender based violence, reproductive health, vaccination programs and urban ecology). His field research experiences include Guinea, Mali, Sierra Leone, North Kivu (DRC), Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal.
He has served as member of numerous task forces and scientific committees (Ebola Science Committee, WHO/AFRO Task Force on Immunization, WHO Woman Health Commission in the Africa Region and a member of the High Level Commission on HIV Prevention…)
In July – August 2020, he coordinated the community engagement initiative against Covid19 which trained and deployed more than 12,000 volunteers at the Districts level of the Medical Region of Dakar, Senegal.
Cheikh Ibrahima Niang hold a Doctorat d’Etat – es- Lettres (PhD) in Sociology, a Doctorat de 3eme cycle in Environmental Sciences and a Master Degree in Anthropology.
Currently, he teaches and supervises PhD and Master Degree at University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal.