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Marlène Castilloux is a French Canadian and was born in Quebec province in 1964.

She is a Cytologist and was a training Supervisor and the Coordinator of the Department of Cytology at Quebec University Hospital Centre (CHUQ) until 2014. She has participated in a scientific publication concerning « Immunocyt » (U-cyt) for the detection of cancer cells in bladder. She has also contributed in many little studies in her university centre.

In addition, she has acquired rich experience of humanitarian work who began in Haiti in 1993. Since then, she is always interested in co-operation with low-income countries (Nicaragua, Mozambique, Burundi) in order to find the most interesting ways with the reality of the country. Her main objective is especially to upgrade the health care of women. Since January 2017, she has launched a program of screening cervical cancer in the south of Haiti.

On the personal side, she plays cello. Last year, she raises funds by organizing benefit concert with her group.

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