Advisory Board

Role of the Advisory Board

The Advisory Board (AB) assembles external experts from science, politics, international organisations, civil society representatives and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. corresponding experts and representatives from Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia, development cooperation agencies, network coordinators). It represents a bridge between different sectors, furthers the collaboration with other projects and guides the consortium activities by providing relevant thematic input and ideas and sensitizing the consortium members for cross-cutting issues.


Composition of the Advisory Board

  • Cesar Victora, Brazil, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, President of the International Society of Epidemiology (FIOCRUZ nomination)
  • Mario Hernández, Colombia, associate professor of Universidad Nacional de Colombia and active member of the Latin American Association of Social Medicine(ALAMES) (UNAL nomination)
  • Miriam Were, UZIMA Foundation and African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)(UON nomination)
  • Hassan Mshinda, Executive Director, Tanzania, Centre for Science and Technology (COSTECH) (IHI nomination)
  • Jörn Sonnenburg, Germany, Executive Director of the International Bureau of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (GIZ nomination)
  • Tanja Houweling, UK, Centre for International Health and Development (LSHTM nomination)
  • Rüdiger Krech, Director of the Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights and head of the WHO Conference Secretariat for the World Conference on Social Determinants of Health 2011 (IESE nomination)
  • Narenda Arora, Executive Director of INCLEN (WITS nomination)
  • Manuel Urbina, Mexico, National Academy of Medicine (INSP nomination)
  • Kausar Khan, Pakistan, Aga Khan University (COHRED nomination)
  • Isabell Wachsmuth-Huguet, Evidence Informed Policy Network (EVIPNet), Department of Research Policy and Cooperation (RPC/IER), WHO (UNIGE nomination)