Jahit Sacarlal currently serves as the Chair of the NITAG in Mozambique (Comité de Peritos para a imunização de Moaçambique- CoPI) and Chair of the Research Ethics Committee (REC). Pr. Sacarlal focused his research on malaria and tubercuosis diseases, conducting vaccine trials and epidemiological studies. Pr. Sacarlala is Head of Microbiology Department at Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo. Associate Professor and Specialist in Public Health. He received his MD. from UEM, MPH from Pompeu Fabra University and PhD. from the Barcelona University.