The Independent Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) comprises renowned scientists and clinicians representing different aspects and fields involved in child health and childhood mortality. The ISAB is convened to provide independent advice and recommendations regarding methodologies and analyses used and other scientific or practical matters related to this project.
|Prof. Heather Zar||Head of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health; Director of the Division of Paediatric Pulmonology; and Director of Child & Adolescent Health at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital and the University of Cape Town.|
|Dr. Daniel Feikin||Medical epidemiologist, Initiative for Vaccine Research, Department of Immunizations, Vaccines and Biologicals, WHO. Former branch chief, Division of Viral Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.|
|Prof. Michael Boele van Hensbroek||Professor of Global Child Health and paediatric infectious disease specialist, Tropical child health, malaria in African children, anaemia.|
|Dr. Naveen Thacker||Past president of Indian Ped Association, current office bearer International Ped Association and GAVI Board Member (representing civil society organizations).|
|Nicole Derksen||Chairman of the RSV Patient Advisory Board of the IMI-funded RESCEU consortium.|
|Dr. Christopher Gill||Associate Professor of Global Health at the School of Public Health, Boston University. Infectious disease specialist. Lead investigator of the Zambian Pertussis / RSV infant Mortality Investigation (Z-PRIME).|