Global action plan for influenza vaccines

GAP Advisory Group members

The GAP advisory group consists of up to 10 members appointed by the Director General, who serve for a maximum of 3 terms of two years each. Members meet face to face once per year and teleconferences are held regularly to assess progress in key objectives. The Chair is appointed by the Director-General for a period of two years with the possibility of one renewal to a maximum of four years.


Dr William Ampofo

Senior Research Fellow & Head - Virology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Legon Accra, Ghana

Dr Daniel Camus

Chargé de mission 'Grippe', Délégation interministérielle à la Lutte contre la Grippe aviaire (Service du Premier Ministre), Institut Pasteur de Lille, F-59019 Lille Cedex, France

Dr Bruce Gellin (Chair)

Director, National Vaccine Programme, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC 20201, United States of America

Dr Rosanna Lagos

Coordinadora, Centro para vacunas en Desarollo-Chile, Hospital de Niños Roberto del Rio, Santiago, Chile

Dr Ziad A. Memish

Deputy Minister of Health for Public Health in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr Firdausi Qadri

Director, Centre for Vaccine Sciences (CVS), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Research, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

Professor John Watson

Consultant Clinical Epidemiologist, Head of the Respiratory Diseases Department, Public Health England’s Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control, London, UK

Professor Hongjie Yu

Director, Division for Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 102206, People's Republic of China

Contact us:

World Health Organization
Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines (GAP)
20, avenue Appia
1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
gap_flu_vaccine@who.int

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