African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC)

APOC management

The APOC management team is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is led by the Director of APOC, Dr Roungou Jean Baptiste (


The APOC management has one administrative unit and two technical units.

The administrative unit deals with staffing, communications and financial matters. The first technical unit deals with disease mapping, vector elimination, and data management. The second technical component – the sustainable drug distribution unit – deals with strategy, sustainability, monitoring and evaluation.