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Doctor Selene Manga

Background

Selene is a scientist, researcher, expert on tuberculosis and resistant tuberculosis clinical management, epidemiological analysis and infectious diseases elimination, with 23 years’ experience as a medical doctor.

She specialises in:

  • Tuberculosis quantitative and qualitative data analysis and statistical inference
  • Specialist in tuberculosis databases, in their integration, analysis and statistical risk assessment using historical clinical trial data, external databases and overall meta-analysis.
  • Teaching epidemiology, operational research, writing and publishing trainer.
  • International expertise in developing & implementing tuberculosis surveillance.

Positions

  • August 2017 – October 2019: Operational Researcher for TB programs /Senior Epidemiologist, Medicines Sans Frontiers (Several Missions: Ukraine, Mozambique, Mexico, Colombia), supporting the Mission Coordination with development of operational research and primary documentation for conducting a database of operational, monitoring and analysis of patient’s routine data; and primary and secondary outcome analysis for the operational research project and monitoring and completion of the primary documentation from the field research team within the framework of the observational research.

  • May – October 2015: Medical Officer, World Bank Monetary International Fund. Served as Leader organising epidemiology / health services for the World Bank / International Monetary Fund (WB/IMF) Annual Meeting in October 2015 in Lima, Peru.

  • April 2015 – June 2016: Health Specialist Manager, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). Team Leader / IADB Technical Assistance Group for the Health / Education Sector, for the Interventionist program (an IADB project). Evaluated and designed the annual plan for addressing diseases, supervised the operations of subcontractors and consultants and designed strategies to achieve project goals.

  • August 2010 – July 2017: Researcher / Supervisor, USAID Operational Projects. Calidad en Salud USAID funded project to improve quality of tuberculosis services in Peru.

Qualifications

  • 2009: Master in Vaccinology University of Geneva, Annency, France
  • 2003: Master’s Degree in Epidemiology/ San Marcos University, Lima, Peru
  • 1991: Doctor of Medicine/ San Augustine University, Arequipa, Peru

Awards

  • 10° Vaccine Renaissance Award (Institute of Immunology and Informatics University of Rhode Island, October 2016) as special recognition for my research on the use of immunological test for early Latent TB Infection detection
  • XII Peru’s Medicine Research National Award in 1992 by inventing a new Oral Solution based on Chenopodium quinoa (an Andean cereal) for rehydration during Peru’s chorea outbreak
  • Deputy President of Tuberculosis Department at the Latin American Society of Lung Diseases 2018-2022, a European Respiratory Society subsidiary
  • Program Associate Researcher, World Health Organization Program for Patient Safety Evaluation. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Quality and Safety Research Group (QSRG)

Publications (7)

2019 (3)

  • Surveillance of adverse events in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis: first global report.
    Sergey Borisov, Edvardas Danila, Andrei Maryandyshev, Margareth Dalcolmo, Skaidrius Miliauskas, Liga Kuksa, Selene Manga, Alena Skrahina, Saulius Diktanas, Luigi Ruffo Codecasa, Alena Aleksa, Judith Bruchfeld, Antoniya Koleva, Alberto Piubello, Zarir Farokh Udwadia, Onno W Akkerman, Evgeny Belilovski, Enrique Bernal, Martin J Boeree, Julen Cadinanos Loidi, Qingshan Cai, Jose Joaquin Cebrian Gallardo, Masoud Dara, Edita Davidaviciene, Lina Davies Forsman, Jorge De Los Rios, Justin Denholm, Jacinta Draksiene, Raquel Duarte, Seifeldin Eltaeb Elamin, Nadia Escobar Salinas, Maurizio Ferrarese, Alexey Filippov, Ana Garcia, Jose-Maria Garcia-Garcia, Ieva Gaudiesiute, Blagovesta Gavazova, Regina Gayoso, Roscio Gomez Rosso, Vygantas Gruslys, Gina Gualano, Wouter Hoefsloot, Jerker Jonsson, Elena Khimova, Heinke Kunst, Rafael Laniado-Laborin, Yang Li, Cecile Magis-Escurra, Vinicio Manfrin, Valentina Marchese, Elena Martinez Robles, Alberto Matteelli, Jesica Mazza-Stalder, Charalampos Moschos, Marcela Munoz-Torrico, Hamdan Mustafa Hamdan, Birute Nakceriene, Laurent Nicod, Magnolia Nieto Marcos, Domingo Juan Palmero, Fabrizio Palmieri, Apostolos Papavasileiou, Marie-Christine Payen, Agostina Pontarelli, Sarai Quiros, Adrian Rendon, Laura Saderi, Agnese Smite, Ivan Solovic, Mahamadou Bassirou Souleymane, Marina Tadolini, Martin van den Boom, Marisa Vescovo, Pietro Viggiani, Askar Yedilbayev, Rolandas Zablockis, Dmitry Zhurkin, Matteo Zignol, Dina Visca, Antonio Spanevello, Jose A Caminero, Jan-Willem Alffenaar, Simon Tiberi, Rosella Centis, Lia D'Ambrosio, Emanuele Pontali, Giovanni Sotgiu, Giovanni Battista Migliori
    Eur Respir J. 2019 Dec; 54(6)
  • Surveillance of adverse events in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis: A global feasibility study.
    Onno Akkerman, Alena Aleksa, Jan-Willem Alffenaar, Nada Hassan Al-Marzouqi, Miguel Arias-Guillen, Evgeny Belilovski, Enrique Bernal, Martin J Boeree, Sergey E Borisov, Judith Bruchfeld, Julen Cadinanos Loidi, Qingshan Cai, Jose A Caminero, Jose Joaquin Cebrian Gallardo, Rosella Centis, Luigi Ruffo Codecasa, Lia D'Ambrosio, Margareth Dalcolmo, Edvardas Danila, Masoud Dara, Edita Davidaviciene, Lina Davies Forsman, Jorge De Los Rios Jefe, Justin Denholm, Raquel Duarte, Seifeldin Eltaeb Elamin, Maurizio Ferrarese, Alexey Filippov, Shashank Ganatra, Ana Garcia, Jose-Maria Garcia-Garcia, Regina Gayoso, Angela Maria Giraldo Montoya, Roscio Gomez Gomez Rosso, Gina Gualano, Wouter Hoefsloot, Biljana Ilievska-Poposka, Jerker Jonsson, Elena Khimova, Liga Kuksa, Heinke Kunst, Rafael Laniado-Laborin, Yang Li, Cecile Magis-Escurra, Vinicio Manfrin, Selene Manga, Valentina Marchese, Elena Martinez Robles, Andrei Maryandyshev, Alberto Matteelli, Giovanni Battista Migliori, Jai B Mullerpattan, Marcela Munoz-Torrico, Hamdan Mustafa Hamdan, Magnolia Nieto Marcos, Noorliza Mohamad Noordin, Domingo Juan Palmero, Fabrizio Palmieri, Marie-Christine Payen, Alberto Piubello, Emanuele Pontali, Agostina Pontarelli, Sarai Quiros, Adrian Rendon, Alena Skrahina, Agnese Smite, Ivan Solovic, Giovanni Sotgiu, Mahamadou Bassirou Souleymane, Antonio Spanevello, Maja Stosic, Marina Tadolini, Simon Tiberi, Zarir Farokh Udwadia, Martin van den Boom, Marisa Vescovo, Pietro Viggiani, Dina Visca, Dmitry Zhurkin, Matteo Zignol
    Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Jun; 83:72-76
  • Outcomes of patients with drug-resistant-tuberculosis treated with bedaquiline-containing regimens and undergoing adjunctive surgery.
    Sergey E Borisov, Lia D'Ambrosio, Rosella Centis, Simon Tiberi, Keertan Dheda, Jan-Willem Alffenaar, Rohit Amale, Evgeny Belilowski, Judith Bruchfeld, Barbara Canneto, Justin Denholm, Raquel Duarte, Aliasgar Esmail, Alex Filippov, Lina Davies Forsman, Mina Gaga, Shashank Ganatra, Gaida Anastasia Igorevna, Barbara Lazaro Mastrapa, Vinicio Manfrin, Selene Manga, Andrey Maryandyshev, Gilbert Massard, Pablo Gonzalez Montaner, Jai Mullerpattan, Domingo Juan Palmero, Agostina Pontarelli, Apostolos Papavasileiou, Emanuele Pontali, Rodolfo Romero Leyet, Antonio Spanevello, Zarir Farokh Udwadia, Pietro Viggiani, Dina Visca, Giovanni Sotgiu, Giovanni Battista Migliori
    J Infect. 2019 Jan; 78(1):35-39

2018 (1)

2017 (1)

  • Effectiveness and safety of bedaquiline-containing regimens in the treatment of MDR- and XDR-TB: a multicentre study.
    Sergey E Borisov, Keertan Dheda, Martin Enwerem, Rodolfo Romero Leyet, Lia D'Ambrosio, Rosella Centis, Giovanni Sotgiu, Simon Tiberi, Jan-Willem Alffenaar, Andrey Maryandyshev, Evgeny Belilovski, Shashank Ganatra, Alena Skrahina, Onno Akkerman, Alena Aleksa, Rohit Amale, Janina Artsukevich, Judith Bruchfeld, Jose A Caminero, Isabel Carpena Martinez, Luigi Codecasa, Margareth Dalcolmo, Justin Denholm, Paul Douglas, Raquel Duarte, Aliasgar Esmail, Mohammed Fadul, Alexey Filippov, Lina Davies Forsman, Mina Gaga, Julia-Amaranta Garcia-Fuertes, Jose-Maria Garcia-Garcia, Gina Gualano, Jerker Jonsson, Heinke Kunst, Jillian S Lau, Barbara Lazaro Mastrapa, Jorge Lazaro Teran Troya, Selene Manga, Katerina Manika, Pablo Gonzalez Montaner, Jai Mullerpattan, Suzette Oelofse, Martina Ortelli, Domingo Juan Palmero, Fabrizio Palmieri, Antonella Papalia, Apostolos Papavasileiou, Marie-Christine Payen, Emanuele Pontali, Carlos Robalo Cordeiro, Laura Saderi, Tsetan Dorji Sadutshang, Tatsiana Sanukevich, Varvara Solodovnikova, Antonio Spanevello, Sonam Topgyal, Federica Toscanini, Adrian R Tramontana, Zarir Farokh Udwadia, Pietro Viggiani, Veronica White, Alimuddin Zumla, Giovanni Battista Migliori
    Eur Respir J. 2017 May; 49(5)

2016 (1)

2000 (1)