Veterinary Public Health Institute


Dr. Ronald Vougat Ngom


Department of Clinical Research and Public Health (DCR-VPH)

031 631 57 35
Gebäude Agroscope U 157
Schwarzenburgstrasse 161
3097 Liebefeld


A One Health approach for addressing public health risks related to antimicrobial resistance in food of animal origin

ENOVAT (COST Action 18217) - European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment

Antimicrobial drug consumption on Swiss pig farms

Research interests

Antimicrobial use and resistance

Food safety and risk analysis


2020- ongoing: Postdoc at the Department of Clinical Research and Public Health (DCR-VPH)

2016-2020: Responsible in charge of technical follow-up, C2D-Programme d’Appui à la Maîtrise d’Ouvrage des Administrations du Secteur Rural (AMO) » of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

2015-2020: Animal production Engineer, Division of Studies, Planning, Cooperation and Statistics at the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

2014-2015: Researcher, Disease Ecology and computer Modelling Laboratory (DECML) of the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

2012-2014: Researcher assistant, Centre d’Appui à la Recherche et au Pastoralisme (CARPA), Maroua, Cameroon.


2019: Ph.D. in Applied Biology and Agronomy, University of Maroua, Cameroon.

2012: Master of Engineering in Animal Production, University of Maroua, Cameroon.

2010: Masters of Sciences in Animal Organisms Biology, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon.

2008: Bachelor Degree in Animal Biology and Physiology, University of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon.


Vougat Ngom Ronald R.B., Foyet Harquin S., Rebecca Garabed, Zoli P. André, 2020. Human health risks related to penicillin G and oxytetracycline residues intake through beef consumption and consumer knowledge about drug residues in the Far North of Cameroon. Front. Vet. Sci. 7:478. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00478.

Vougat Ngom Ronald R.B., Steven Chouto, Sylvain Aoudou D., Rebecca Garabed, André P. Zoli, Bernard Gonne, 2019. Using Google Earth™ and Geographical Information System data as method to delineate sample domains for an urban household surveys in Maroua, Far North Region Cameroon. International Journal of Health Geographics. 18:22. DOI: 10.1186/s12942-019-0186-8.

Vougat Ngom Ronald R.B., Rebecca B. Garabed, Wilson K. Rumbeiha, Harquin S. Foyet, Dwayne E. Schrunk, Dahai Shao and André P. Zoli, 2017. Penicillin-G and oxytetracycline residues in beef sold for human consumption in Maroua, Cameroon. International Journal of Food Contamination 4:17. DOI 10.1186/s40550-017-0062-x.

Vougat Ngom Ronald R.B., Tiédja Tomdieu, Roland Ziébé, Harquin S. Foyet, Mark Moritz, Lazare Vondou, Dwayne E. Schrunk, Paula M. Imerman, Wilson K. Rumbeiha and Rebecca B. Garabed, 2017. Quality of veterinary pharmaceuticals and their use by pastoralists in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 7 (6): 1-14. Vougat Ngom Ronald R.B., Steven Chouto, Harquin S. Foyet, Rebecca Garabed, Roland Ziebe, André P. Zoli, 2016. Beef Consumption and Consumer’s Knowledge on Meat Quality in Maroua in the Far North of Cameroon. African Journal of Food Science 10(8):122-131. Vougat Ngom Ronald R.B., Harquin S. Foyet, Roland Ziebe, Rebecca B. Garabed, 2015. Antioxidant activity and phytochemical constituent of two plants used to manage foot and mouth disease in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology 4 (1):40-46.