• GNN Chair

Asoc.Prof. Dace Zavadska is a paediatric infectious diseases specialist and since 2016 takes the position of the Chair of the State Immunization Council (NITAG) under Ministry of Health of Latvia. She works as senior PID specialist and the Head of Family Vaccination Centre under Children Clinical University Hospital, Riga, Latvia and is an associate professor in Riga Stradins University. Prof.…

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  • EMRO region

Prof Barbouche is an immunologist by training and sits among the experts of the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) since 2016. During these years, he has contributed to all…

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Amina Abdul-One Muhammed is a Public Health expert with considerable years of progressive work experience in the immunization space. She has supported the Nigeria Immunization Technical advisory…

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  • South-East Asia region

Dr. Deepa Gamage is a Consultant Medical Epidemiologist, for the Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka since 2009. She is the Convener of National Advisory Committee on Communicable…

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  • Western Pacific Region

Nigel is a consultant paediatrician and Head of the Immunisation service at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He completed a Masters of Public Health at Cardiff University (2006…

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Jessica MacNeil, MPH is an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. She is the Deputy Executive Secretary for the Advisory Committee on Immunization…

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  • Americas Region

Mario Melgar is trained in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, working as a physician in two national hospitals, heading the pediatric infectious diseases department. In academia, he has coordinated the…

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Andy Earnshaw has worked for JCVI (the UK NITAG) since 2010 and has been Head of the JCVI secretariat since 2013. He leads the Committee’s work on meningococcal vaccination.  Andrew Earnshaw has…

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