IHR Emergency Committee in connection with the outbreak of monkey disease in many countries

The Director-General of the World Health Organization has called on the Committee of Emergency Situations in accordance with Article 48 of the International Health Regulations in connection with the current outbreak of the monkey virus. The meeting will be held on June 23, 2022 and is open only to members and advisers of the Committee of Emergency Situations.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide the Director-General of the World Health Organization with an opinion on the public health emergency of the international significance or the proposed Interim Recommendations.

List of participants

Armchair

Dr. Jean-Marie Okvo-Bele – Public Health Consultant, Democratic Republic of the Congo
WHO Headquarters, Former Director of Vaccines and Immunizations, Geneva, Switzerland (retired)

co-chair

Dr. Nicola Lowe – Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

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Dr. Daniel Baush – Senior Director, Emerging Threats and Global Health Security, FIND, Global Diagnostic Alliance, Switzerland

Dr. Clarissa Damaso – Associate Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Viruses, Carlos Chagas Filho Institute of Biophysics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dr. Inger Damon (Rapporteur) – Director, Director of the Department of Highly Dangerous Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States

Dr. Jake Dunning – Senior Research Fellow, Center for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK

Dr. Usman Faye is the Head of the Department of Virology at the Pasteur de Dakar Institute, Senegal

Rinat Maksyutov – Director General, Federal Budget Research Institution – VECTOR State Research Center for Virology and Biotechnology, Federal Service for Consumer Protection and Human Welfare, Russian Federation

Dr Othoman Mellouk – Leader, Access to Diagnosis and Drugs, International Coalition for Preparatory Medicine, Morocco

Dr. Dimi Ogoina – Head of Infectious Diseases, Okolobiri General Hospital, University of Niger Delta, Bayelsa, Nigeria

Dr. Nittaya Fanufak – Executive Director, Institute for HIV Research and Innovation, Bangkok, Thailand

Dr. Anne Rimoin – Professor of Epidemiology and Gordon Levine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, United States

Dr. Tomoya Saito – Director of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Center, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

Dr. Catherine Summermatter, Head of the Center for Biosafety and Managing Director of BSL3, Institute of Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Switzerland

Dr. Daniel Tarantola – Adjunct Research Professor, Institute for Global Health Inequalities, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, United States and WHO Headquarters, Former Director of Vaccines and Immunizations, Geneva, Switzerland (retired)

Dr. Zunyou Wu, Chief Epidemiologist, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Director of HIV Prevention, NCAIDS / China CDC, China and Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, United States

consultants

Dr. Steve Ahuka, Head of Virology, National Institute of Biomedical Research, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, Director of HIV / AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States

Dr. Clayton Eusebio De Lima – Senior Adviser on Communities and Indigenous Peoples, UNAIDS Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr. Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale Institute for Global Health, School of Public Health, Yale University, United States.

Dr. David Heymann – Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK; Head, Center for Global Health Safety, Chatham House, London, United Kingdom; the and Former Assistant Director-General for Health and Safety, WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland (retired)

Dr. Wanda Marcotter, Director, Center for Viral Zoonoses, Department of Medical Virology, University of Pretoria, Faculty of Health Sciences, South Africa

Dr. Gianfranco Spiteri, Head of Epidemiological Surveillance, European Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Sweden

Dr. Theresa Tam – Chief Public Health Officer, Canadian Public Health Agency, Canada

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