Strengthening health security by implementing the International Health Regulations (2005)

List of participants

Influenza Pandemic Task Force Meeting

WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland
25 September 2006

Dr Ximena Aguilera, Head of the Health Planning Division, Ministry of Health, Santiago, Chile

Prof. Chantal Akoua-Koffi, Chef de Laboratoire (Arbovirus/Entérovirus), Institut Pasteur de Côte d'Ivoire, Laboratoire Polio/Rougeole, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Dr Terry Gail Besselaar, Director, National Influenza Center of South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa

Dr Martin Cetron, Director of Global Migration and Quarantine, Viral Disease Division, Epidemiology and Control of Influenza, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA

Dr Muhammad Akbar Chaudhry, Principal/Professor of Medicine, Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Dr Marja Esveld, Co-ordinator, International Affairs, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Prevention Centre for Infectious Disease Control, RIVM Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Prof Neil Morris Ferguson, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Norfolk Place, United Kingdom

Dr Alan Hampson, Interflu Pty Ltd., Victoria, Australia

Prof. Dmitri Konstantinovich Lvov, Chief of the Department of Ecology of Viruses, Director of the Institute of Virology, Director of Ecology and Epidemiology of Influenza Center of Russian Federation, Moscow, Russian Federation

Dr Ali Jaffer Mohammad, Director-General of Health Affairs, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman

Prof. Arnold Monto, Senior influenza epidemiologist, Director, The Michigan Bioterrorism and Health Preparedness, School of Public Health, Dept of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA

Dr Albert Osterhaus, Erasmus University Netherlands-Animal and Virology, Institute of Virology, National Influenza Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Dr Theresa Tam, Director, Immunization and Respiratory Infections Division, Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Ottawa, Canada

Dr Masato Tashiro, Director, National Institute of Infectious Disease, Department of Viral Diseases and Vaccine Control, Tokyo, Japan

Dr Robert Webster, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Virology Division, Department of Infectious Disease, Memphis, USA

Dr Maria Zambon, Head of Influenza Laboratory, Central Public Health Laboratory, Enteric, Respiratory & Neurological Virus Laboratory, Central Public Health Laboratory, Specialist & Reference Microbiology Division, Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom