Speakers

Jean-Antoine Zinsou

Jean-Antoine Zinsou

Senior director Public Affairs and Advocacy – Dengue
Sanofi Pasteur

Jean-Antoine Zinsou is a physician by training, specialized in emergency medicine and catastrophe management. He has been working in the field of vaccines and vaccination for almost fifteen years, five of which he was in charge of the Sanofi Pasteur Regional office for French-Speaking Africa, and three years leading the activities of Sanofi Pasteur in South Africa. During the eight years that Dr. Zinsou spent in Africa, he worked actively to improve the vaccination coverage rate, thus contributing to better protection of African children against vaccine-preventable diseases. In 2013, he joined the Sanofi Pasteur Global Team dedicated to the dengue vaccine development. As a member of the Sanofi Pasteur Global Public Affairs and Advocacy Team, he has been instrumental in the publication of the WHO SAGE (Strategic Advisory Group of Expert on immunization) recommendation on the usage of the world's first dengue vaccine. Prior to joining the pharmaceutical and vaccines industry, for four years Dr. Zinsou was an active member of Ruban Rouge, an NGO based in Ivory Coast, that fights for the recognition of the HIV/AIDs issues by the authorities and provides support to people living with AIDS. 2 avenue Pont Pasteur – 69007 Lyon – France Tel: Office: +334 37 37 74 94 Mobile: +336 79 93 58 45 E-Mail: jean-antoine.zinsou@sanofipasteur.com