Dr. Ekali is a medical doctor, epidemiologist, and public health professional with over a decade of experience in HIV/AIDS care and treatment as well as clinical research, program evaluation, health surveys, leadership, and strategic planning.
Prior to joining ICAP, Dr. Ekali served as the HIV and TB clinical team lead for CDC Cameroon. Prior to his position at CDC, from 2011-2019, he was program coordinator and then senior program manager at the National AIDS Control Committee (NACC) within the Ministry of Public Health in Cameroon. He was the PEPFAR lead at NACC covering five program areas: PMTCT/HIV care and treatment, blood safety, laboratory systems, strategic information, and TB/HIV co-infection. He also serves as Junior Dean for the College of Biological Sciences in the Cameroon Academy of Young Scientists. Dr. Ekali holds an MD from the University of Yaounde 1 and an MPH from the Catholic University of Central Africa, Cameroon.