Damien Foundation is celebrating its 60th anniversary.

As a partner, you are warmly invited to this event to highlight the impact we have made together and lay the foundations for our future endeavours.


3.pm –    Welcome coffee

3.15pm –    A word of welcome  Mr. Steven Osaer, President of the Board of Directors – Damien Foundation
Good will message Mrs. Michèle Deworme, Director Geographical service – DGD
Good will message Mrs Anna Scardigli, Senior Disease Advisor – Global Fund

4.pm –    End TB : when hope emerges from complex situations
Dr Alphazazi Soumana, Coordinator of the National Tuberculosis Programme in Niger 
Dr Bassirou Souleymane, Country Representative of Damien Foundation in Niger
Dr Alberto Piubello, Medical Advisor of Damien Foundation 
Question & Answer session 

4.45pm –    Break

5.15pm –    Zero leprosy : the power of innovation at the service of people 
Dr Younoussa Assoumani, Country Representative of Damien Foundation in the Union of Comoros
Partner of the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp 
Dr Nimer Ortuño-Gutiérrez, Medical Advisor of Damien Foundation 
Question & Answer session

6.pm –    Vision and perspectives Mrs. Pascale Barnich, General Manager Damien Foundation

6.30 – 8.pm –    Cocktail party

Mrs. Marlène de Wouters moderator of the session

Practical information and location

6 June 2024 from 3.pm until 8.pm

Flagey – Studio 1
Place Ste Croix – 1050 Brussels

If you haven’t registered yet

Please do so before 21 May

If you have any questions, send an e-mail to communication@damienfoundation.be. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you!