We need to listen to health workers at this week’s UN High-Level Meetings on Health.
Nurse, Burkina Faso
Mr. Roger Zingue is a qualified State nurse. After three years' training at the National Public Health School, he began his professional career in 2006 as a nurse at the Nanoro village health facility, in the Centre-Ouest region. For the past 14 years, Mr. Zingue has worked as head nurse at several health centers in the Sud-Ouest region. From 2022 to the present day, Mr. Zingue has been the Nurse in Charge (NIC) of the Bolember health facility, a village located 25 km from Dano. Now aged 45, Mr. Zingue is married with three children (one girl and two boys). Despite the distance of 175 km separating him from his family (based in Bobo-Dioulasso), Mr. Zingue is fully committed to the well-being of the people of Bolembar. He has an excellent command of the Burkinabe health system, in particularly primary health care and working with the community.