WHO: List of Members…IHR Emergency Committee on Zika virus…

List of Members of, and Advisers to, the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations
http://www.who.int/ihr/procedures/zika-ec-members/en/
1 February 2016

CHAIR
Professor David L. Heymann
Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

MEMBERS
Dr Fernando Althabe
Director, Department of Maternal and Child Health Research, Institute of Clinical and Health Policy Effectiveness, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dr Kalpana Baruah
Joint Director, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi, India

Dr Silvia Bino
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases; Head, Control of Infectious Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health, Tirana, Albania

Professor David O. Freedman
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States of America

Dr Abraham Hodgson
Director, Research and Development Division, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana

Dr Nyoman Kandun
Program Director, Field Epidemiology Training Program, Ministry of Health, Jakarta, Indonesia

Dr Ghazala Mahmud
Former Dean, Quaid i Azam Post Graduate Medical College, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences; Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Quaid i Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr K.U. Menon
Senior Consultant, Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore

Dr Amadou Sall
Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Arboviruses and Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers, Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Senegal

Dr Jennifer Staples
Medical Epidemiologist, Arboviral Disease Branch, Division of Vector-borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States of America

Dr Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos
Head, Department of Arbovirology and Haemorrhagic Fevers; Director, National Reference Laboratory for Arboviruses; Director, National Institute for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers, Ananindeua, Brazil

ADVISERS
Dr Férechté Encha-Razavi
Associate Professor, University of Paris-Déscartes, and Senior Consultant, Centres Pluridisciplinaires de Diagnostic Prénatal, Necker-Sick Children’s Hospital, Paris, France

Dr Anthony Evans
Aviation Medicine Consultant, International Civil Aviation Organization, Montreal, Canada

Dr Dirk Glaesser
Director, Sustainable Development of Tourism Programme, World Tourism Organization, Madrid, Spain

Professor Duane J. Gubler
Professor and Founding Director, Signature Research Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-Nus Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Dr Leonard Mboera
Chief Research Scientist and the Director of Information Technology and Communication, National Institute for Medical Research, Dar es Salaam,Tanzania

Dr James Meegan
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Office of Global Research, Bethesda, United States of America

Dr Maria Mercedes Muñoz
Coordinator, Public Health Surveillance Group, Department of Epidemiology and Demography, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Bogota, Colombia

Dr Rafael Obregón
Chief, Communication for Development Section, United Nations Children’s Fund, New York, United States of America

Note: W.H.O. have at least been open about the composition of the advisory commitee.

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