Augustine Goba

Director, Lassa Laboratory, Kenema Government Hospital

Augustine Goba is the Director of the Lassa Laboratory at the Kenema Government Hospital. He has over 20 years of experience in international research through collaborations with Tulane and the CDC. From 1996 to 2004, he served as the chief laboratory technician for the Tulane/CDC Lassa Fever Research Program in Guinea.

Mr. Goba is responsible for the development and execution of research programs and the oversight of laboratory personnel working at Kenema Government Hospital. He serves as the liaison between Kenema Government Hospital, the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation, and foreign collaborators, including Tulane.