General Assembly

The principal responsibility of the General Assembly is to ensure that all necessary activities are undertaken to achieve the statutory objectives of EDCTP, and that its resources are properly and efficiently managed.

The voting members of General Assembly are the countries participating in the EDCTP-EEIG (in liquidation) and/or the EDCTP Association. The African Union, the European Union and the World Health Organization also send representatives as observers.

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Austria

Austria

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Christiane Druml, Medical University of Vienna
Dr Hemma Bauer, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research

Belgium

Belgium

(EEIG)

Prof. Bruno Gryseels, Institute for Tropical Medicine
Ms Margarida Freire, Belgian Science Policy Office

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Burkina Faso

(Association)

Dr Sodiomon Bienvenu Sirima, Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme (CNRFP)
Dr Ali Sie, Centre de Recherche en Santé de Nouna (CNRST)

Cameroon

Cameroon

(Association)

Prof. Sinata Koulla Shiro, Ministry of Public Health
Prof. Anne-Cécile Zoung Kanyi Bissek, Ministry of Public Health

Congo

Congo

(Association)

Prof. Deby Gassaye, University Marien Ngouabi
Prof. Francine Ntoumi (Association Board), University Marien Ngouabi

Denmark

Denmark

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Mikkel Lyndrup, Statens Serum Institute

Finland

Finland

(Association)

Dr Jarmo Wahlfors, Academy of Finland
Dr Sirpa Nuotio, Academy of Finland

France

France

(EEIG/Association)

Prof. Jean-François Delfraissy, Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le Sida et les Hépatites Virales (ANRS); Institut de microbiologie et des maladies infectieuses (IMMI)
Dr Bernadette Murgue   Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM)
Dr Guillaume Fusai   Ministère de l’éducation nationale, de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche
Prof. Patrice Debré, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Hôpital Pitié Salpetrière

Gabon

Gabon

(Association)

Dr Ayola Akim Adegnika, Centre de Recherches Médicales de Lambaréné (CERMEL)
Prof. Jean-Bernard Lekana Douki, Université des Sciences de la Santé

Gambia

The Gambia

(Association)

Hon. Omar Sey, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Mr Ebrima Bah, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare

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Germany

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Joachim Klein, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
Dr Detlef Böcking (Association Board), Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt e.V.

Ghana

Ghana

(Association)

- To be nominated –  
Prof. Kwadwo Koram, University of Ghana

Greece

Greece

(EEIG)

Prof. Evangelia Ntzani, University of Ioannina School of Medicine
Mrs Eleni Stavrianoudaki, General Secretariat for Research & Technology

Ireland

Ireland

(EEIG/Association)

Mr Vincent Maher, Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Mr Patrick Empey, Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Italy

Italy

(EEIG/Association)

Prof. Stefano Vella (Vice-Chair EEIG/Association Board), Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Dr Benedetta Mattioli, Istituto Superiore di Sanità

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

(EEIG/Association)

[Representative to be confirmed], Fonds National de la Recherche

Mali

Mali

(Association)

Prof. Agrégé Abdoulaye Djimdé, University of Science, Techniques and Technology of Bamako
Prof. Mahamadou Aly Thera, University of Science, Techniques and Technology of Bamako

Mozambique

Mozambique

(Association)

Dr Ilesh Jani, Ministry of Health
Dr Eusebio Macete (Vice-Chair Association Board), Health Research Centre of Manhiça

Netherlands

Netherlands

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Gerrie Tuitert, NWO-WOTRO Science for Global Development
Dr Ella de Voogd, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Niger

Niger

(Association)

Mrs Sakina Habou Ocquet, Ministry of Public Health
Ms Halima Boubacar Maïnassara, Centre de Recherche Médicale et Sanitaire (CERMES)

Norway

Norway

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Sigurd Røtnes, Norwegian Directorate of Health
Dr Wenche Dageid, The Research Council of Norway

Portugal

Portugal

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Ricardo Pereira, Foundation for Science and Technology
Dr Ana Quartin, Foundation for Science and Technology

Senegal

Senegal

(Association)

Prof. Alioune Dieye, University Cheikh Anta Diop

South Africa

South Africa

(Association)

Mr Mmboneni Muofhe, Department of Science and Technology
Mr Daan du Toit, Department of Science and Technology
Mr Toto Matshediso, Department of Science and Technology
Ms Vinny Pillay, Department of Science and Technology
Prof. Jeffrey Mphahlele, South African Medical Research Council

Spain

Spain

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Rafael De Andrés Medina, Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Mr Tomas López-Peña Ordoñez, Instituto de Salud Carlos III

Sweden

Sweden

(EEIG/Association)

Prof. Hannah Akuffo, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
Assoc. Prof. Maria Teresa Bejarano, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Switzerland

Switzerland

(EEIG/Association – Aspirant Member)

Dr Isabella Beretta, State Secretariat for Education and Research

Tanzania

Tanzania

(Association)

Dr Hassan Mshinda, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology
Dr Flora Tibazarwa, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology

Uganda

Uganda

(Association)

Dr Sam Okware, Uganda National Health Research Organisation (UNHRO)
Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu, Uganda Virus Research Institute

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

(EEIG/Association)

Dr Mark Palmer, (Chair EEIG/Association), Medical Research Council
Dr Morven Roberts, Medical Research Council

Zambia

Zambia

(Association)

Dr Elizabeth Chizema-Kawesha, Ministry of Health
Prof. Nkandu Luo, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Vocational Training, Science and Technology

Observers to the EDCTP General Assembly

Dr Line Matthiessen, Head of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, DG Research & Innovation
Dr Gianpietro van de Goor, Principal Policy Officer for International Cooperation, DG Research & Innovation
Dr Jan Pähler, Head of Sector “Health” Unit B2, DG Development Cooperation (DEVCO)
Mr Kevin McCarthy, Policy Officer for development cooperation on global health, DG Development Cooperation (DEVCO)
Dr Olawale Maiyegun, Director for Social Affairs of the African Union (AU) Commission of Social Affairs
Dr Joseph Cabore, Director for Programme Management, World Health Organisation African Region
Dr Delanyo Dovlo, Director of Health Systems and Services, World Health Organisation African Region
Chair of the EDCTP Strategic Advisory Committee.