Prof. Georges Bediang is a Cameroonian Medical Doctor who obtained a PhD in Medical Informatics and a Master of Advanced Studies in Public Health at the University of Geneva. He is currently Associate Professor in Medical Informatics at the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I (Cameroon), where he introduced pre-graduate training in medical informatics for medical students in medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry over the last five years.
His main research areas are the appropriate use of eLearning for the training of health professionals in Africa, the use of digital health and telemedicine tools to support healthcare and decisions for health professionals in Africa, and the use of knowledge engineering and artificial intelligence-based approaches in healthcare to improve screening, diagnostic, and management of patients in resource-limited settings.
Prof. Bediang is also involved in the coordination of telemedicine and eLearning activities of the RAFT network in Cameroon and at the international level. He has helped deploy eLearning and telemedicine activities in several French-speaking countries.