Dr. BATINA AGASA, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie Université de Kisangani, D.R. Congo


BATINA AGASA did his studies at the University of Kisangani where he obtained his diploma as Medical Doctor in 1989.

He began his scientific activities in 1990 as Assistant at the Faculty of Medicine at the same university and obtained in 1996 the diploma of specialist in internal medicine.

After having worked many years as clinician and researcher at the university clinics of Kisangani he moved to Belgium where he obtained in 2005 a specialization in Immuno-hematology Transfusion, and in 2007 a diploma of Advanced Studies in Health Sciences at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) where he obtained his PhD in Medical Sciences in 2011.

Besides his researches in internal medicine, transfusion medicine, sickle cell disease and onchocerciasis, Mr Batina is active in cooperation between the University of Kisangani and partners universities such as University of Douala (Prof. E.Mpondo), ULB (Prof. Béatrice Gulbis) and University of Liège (Prof. Philippe Hubert, Prof. Roland Marini, Prof. Vincent Bours).

He had also several responsibilities: Contact point of the local program against AIDS/GTZ (German Technical Cooperation/Blood safety), Coordinator of Provincial Blood Transfusion Center, Deputy Director of the National Blood Transfusion Center.

Batina is full Professor at the University of Kisangani and acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy since 2013. He is also invited Professor at the Evangelic University in Africa (Bukavu) and other universities in DRC.