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It gathers 26 senior scientific experts from around the world, experienced in local and global COVID-19 response and science advice to policy at the highest levels. They participate in their personal capacities and bring broad and diverse experience obtained in different countries and regions.

The Panel will present its findings to attendees at the Global Health Summit.

Report of the Global Health Summit Scientific Expert Panel

Report of the Global Health Summit Scientific Expert Panel
Algemene publicaties17 mei 2021
Report of the Global Health Summit Scientific Expert Panel

 

The panel is jointly chaired by:

Professor Peter Piot
Professor Peter Piot

Special adviser to the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen

Professor Silvio Brusaferro
Professor Silvio Brusaferro

President of the Italian National Institute of Health

Professor Victor Dzau
Professor Victor Dzau

President of the United States National Academy of Medicine

Professor Yee-Sin Leo
Professor Yee-Sin Leo

Director of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases in Singapore

Professor John Nkengasong
Professor John Nkengasong

Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senior scientific experts in the panel:

Dr. Andrea Ammon
Dr Andrea Ammon

Director of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Germany

Dr. Abdullah Assiri
Dr Abdullah Assiri

Assistant Deputy Minister for Preventive Services, Saudi Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Maha Barakat
Dr Maha Barakat

Director-General of Fakhr Al Watan Office (Frontline Heroes Office), United Arab Emirates

Professor Mark Dybul
Professor Mark Dybul

Co-Director of the Centre for global health practice and impact, Georgetown; and member of Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, USA

Professor Jeremy Farrar
Professor Jeremy Farrar

Director of the Wellcome Trust, and member of the UK government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE), the UK Vaccine Taskforce and the Principles Group of the ACT-Accelerator, and chair of the WHO R&D Blueprint Advisory Group, United-Kingdom

Professor Arnaud Fontanet
Professor Arnaud Fontanet

Member of the French COVID-19 scientific council and Director at the Institut Pasteur, France

Professor George Gao
Professor George Gao

Director-General of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China

Professor Patricia Garcia
Professor Patricia Garcia

Professor at the School of Public Health at Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH) in Lima, Peru. Former Minister of Health of Peru, Dean of the School of Public Health at UPCH, and former Chief of the Peruvian National Institute of Health (INS), Peru

Professor Catherine Hankins
Professor Catherine Hankins

Co-Chair of Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force and Deputy Director, Science at the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Department of Global Health, University of Amsterdam, Canada

Professor Mlisana Kholeka
Professor Mlisana Kholeka

Co-chair of the ministerial advisory committee (MAC) on COVID-19, South Africa

Dr. Trevor Mundel
Dr Trevor Mundel

President of the Bill and Melinda Gates Global Health Program, USA

Dr. Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija
Dr Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija

Co-Chair of the Africa Union Africa Vaccine Delivery Alliance for COVID-19, Nigeria

Professor Giorgio Palù
Professor Giorgio Palù

Chairperson of the Italian Medicine Agency, Italy

Dr. Amadou Sall
Dr Amadou Sall

Director of the Institut Pasteur in Dakar, Senegal

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Chief Scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO)

Dr. Camilla Stoltenberg
Dr Camilla Stoltenberg

Director-General of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

Professor Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan
Professor Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan

Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India and member of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB), India

Dr. Takaji Wakita
Dr Takaji Wakita

Director-General of the National Institute of Infectious Disease, Japan

Professor Lothar Wieler
Professor Lothar Wieler

President of the Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Mitchell Wolfe
Dr Mitchell Wolfe

Chief Medical Officer of the Centers for Disease Control Control and Prevention, USA

Dr. Wu Zunyou
Dr Wu Zunyou

Chief Epidemiologist with Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China