Alert, response, and capacity building under the International Health Regulations (IHR)

List of Members of, and Advisers to, the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding Ebola

6 and 7 August 2014

CHAIR

Dr Sam Zaramba

Senior Consultant Surgeon, Former Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda

VICE-CHAIR

Professor Robert Steffen

Department of Epidemiology and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, WHO Collaborating Centre for Travellers’ Health, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

RAPPORTEUR

Professor Oyewale Tomori

Redeemer’s University, Redemption City, Lagos, Nigeria

MEMBERS

Dr Abdullah Al-Assiri

Assistant Deputy Minister of Health for Preventive Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Professor Chris Baggoley

Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australia

Professor Lucille Blumberg

Deputy Director, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

Dr Martin Cetron

Director, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, United States of America

Dr Alain Epelboin

Researcher in Medical Anthropology, National Centre for Scientific Research and National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France

Dr Amara Jambai

Director, Disease Prevention and Control, Ministry of Health, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Professor James LeDuc

Director of Galveston National Laboratory, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, United States of America

Dr Fernando Otaiza

Chief, National Infection Prevention and Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Santiago, Chile

Dr Mark Salter

Global Health Consultant, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Dr Theresa Tam

Branch Head, Health Security Infrastructure Branch, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

ADVISERS

Professor William Ampofo

Head of Virology Department, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Colonel (retired) Vincent Anami

Continent Representative (Africa), Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health and Sciences, Friends International Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Dr Vincent Covello

Director, Center for Risk Communication, New York, United States of America

Dr Anthony Evans

Chief, Aviation Medicine Section, International Civil Aviation Organization

Dr Maria João Martins

Advisor to the General Director of Health for International Health, Ministry of Health, Lisbon, Portugal

Professor Jean-Jacques Muyembe

Department of Microbiology, University of Kinshasa, and Director-General, National Institute of Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Professor Michael Selgelid

Director, Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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