Statement of the International Advisory Board on Global Health presented to the Federal Minister of Health

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The International Advisory Board on Global Health (IAB) published his recommendations on global health today. The statement consists of four key drivers of progress in global health – political leadership, expertise, integration and investment – and it also stresses the role and contribution of Germany to global health.

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Members of the International Advisory Board on Global Health:

• Dr Christoph Benn, Senior Advisor to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and Director of Global Health Diplomacy at the Joep Lange Institute in Amsterdam

• Prof Dr Christian Drosten, Chair of the Institute of Virology at the Charité Berlin

• Dr Christopher Elias, President of the Global Development Program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

• Dr Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust

• Prof Dr Jörg Hacker, President of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

• Prof Dr Ilona Kickbusch, Director of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (Chair)

• Dr Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa

• Dr Sania Nishtar, President of Heartfile and chairperson of the Benazir Income Support  Programme (BISP)

• Dr Mirta Roses Periago, former Director of the Pan American Health Organization

• Dr Gisela Schneider, Director of the German Institute for Medical Mission


Prof. Dr. Christian Drosten
Scientific Director, Charité Global Health
CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin

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