Scientific Advisory Council

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Irene Akua Agyepong

Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, University of Ghana, Ghana
Expertise | Health policy development and implementation, health policy and systems research
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Shaden Kamhawi

Intracellular Parasite Biology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, Bethesda, USA
Expertise | Parasite biology
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John Nkengasong

Africa CDC (director)
Expertise | Virology, public health
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Yodi Mahendradhata

Vice Dean for Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Expertise | Global health, implementation science, disease control, health policy and health program management
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Judith Garcia-Aymerich

Head of the Non-Communicable Diseases and Environment Research Programme, ISGlobal, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
Expertise | Epidemiology of chronic respiratory diseases
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Amadou Alpha Sall

Director Institut Pasteur Dakar; Chairman of the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network; Director of the WHO collaborating center for Arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fever
Expertise | Epidemics response and control more specifically for arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fevers
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Lucy Robertson

Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway
Expertise | Parasitology, neglected pathogens, One Health
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Zeno Bisoffi

Associate Professor of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Verona, Director, Centre for Tropical Diseases, Don Calabria Hospital, Verona, Italy
Expertise | Malaria, neglected tropical diseases, and the optimal clinical-diagnostic approach to tropical and parasitic diseases
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Alexandra Calmy

Professor, Head of the HIV/AIDS Unit of the University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
Expertise | Infectious diseases, public health and humanitarian response to HIV/AIDS
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Johnny Peter

Associate Professor, Head Division of Allergology and Clinical Immunology at Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Expertise | Clinical immunology, allergy
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Judith Wasserheit

Professor and Chair of Global Health at the University of Washington, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, USA
Expertise | Global health, HIV/STIs, health systems, capacity and education
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Peter Piot

Handa Professor of Global Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; visiting professor Rega Institute, KULeuven and NUS Singapore Vice-Chair of the Global Health Innovation Technology Fund (GHIT), Tokyo, and Board member Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI), Special Advisor to the President of the European Commission on COVID-19, …
Expertise | Global Health, microbiology, epidemics