Meet Our Experts

Emily Toubali
Senior Program Manager, NTD Control

Home Base
Washington, DC, USA

Upcoming Events

  • Neglected Tropical Diseases NGDO Network Annual Meeting, September 2014, Paris, France

Recent Events

  • Annual Meeting, Neglected Tropical Disease NGDO Network, Participant, Brighton, UK
  • Annual Meeting, Neglected Tropical Disease NGDO Network, Participant, Brighton, UK
  • American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – Annual Meetings, Participant and Presenter
  • The WHO Global Alliance for the Elimination of Blinding Trachoma, Participant
  • The Carter Center Trachoma Review, Participant and Presenter
  • International Society for Infectious Diseases – Meeting, Participant and Presenter

Recent Publications

  • Author, ENVISION Resumes Support for Mali's NTD Program: Mali Stays on Track During Conflict. Envison Spotlight.
  • Co-Author, Enhancing community knowledge and health behaviors to prevent blinding trachoma in Mali: radio messaging as a trachoma elimination strategy.  Health Educ Res. 2012 Nov 3.
  • Co-Author,  Significantly reduced intensity of infection but persistent prevalence of Schistosomiasis in a highly endemic region in Mali after repeated treatment.  PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(7):e1774. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001774. Epub 2012 Jul 31.
  • Co-Author, Implementing preventive chemotherapy through an integrated National Neglected Tropical Disease Control Program in Mali.  PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Mar;6(3):e1574. Epub 2012 Mar 20.
  • Co-Author, The epidemiology of trachoma in the five northern districts of Sierra Leone.  Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2011 Aug;18(4):150-7.
  • Co-Author, Integrated decision making in response to weapons of mass destruction incidents: Development and initial evaluation of a course for healthcare professionals.  Prehospital Disaster Med 2006. Jan Feb;21(1). 


  • Vice Chair, Lymphatic Filariasis NGDO Network

Emily's Bio

Emily Toubali is the Senior Program Manager for Neglected Tropical Disease Control, mainly overseeing HKI's programs in West, Central, and East Africa. Ms. Toubali provides day‐to‐day support in monitoring and evaluation, program management, and technical assistance to HKI program staff and Ministries of Health. While at HKI, she has led and participated in the implementation of trachoma baseline mapping and impact assessments, post‐Mass Drug Administration coverage surveys, and program impact studies.  Prior to HKI, Emily spent five years working on public health issues such as emerging infections, emergency care, bioterrorism, and HIV/AIDS at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Columbia University.  Emily graduated from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in 2009 with a Master's of Public Health in Epidemiology.

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Photography courtesy of Jarreau Cross.