Prof. Laila Hessissen
Prof. Laila Hessissen is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Medical School of Rabat, Morocco, where she has been a faculty member since 2000. She also works as a head of Pediatric Hematology Oncology department at the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Center of Rabat.
She is the newly elected president of the Francophone-African Group of Pediatric Oncology (GFAOP), and the past Continental President of SIOP-Africa.
Since 2014, she has been involved in the creation and supervision of a Certified Diploma of Pediatric Oncology for clinicians in Francophone African Countries. This program takes place at the Mohammed 5 University of Rabat, and is recognized by the Paris-Sud University in France. Through this program, she has developed the e-learning platform dedicated to pediatric oncology in Francophone Africa (www.e-gfaop.org ).