Daniel Weibel joined EDCTP in November 2018 as a Project Officer. In his new role, he will manage several EDCTP- funded grants and calls for proposals, with a focus on tuberculosis and diagnostics. He brings extensive experience in (pharmaco-)epidemiology, pharmacovigilance, global and public health, and the coordination of multi-country/multi-stakeholder scientific research programs with WHO, USCDC, ECDC, FP7, and IMI.
In 2003, he completed his Master in Geography at the University of Basel. He then continued with a PhD in epidemiology at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. The Master and PhD period included extensive fieldwork in Benin, Burkina Faso, and Chad. His research focused on the evaluation of childhood vaccination programs among nomadic pastoralists in Sahelian Chad. After obtaining his PhD, Daniel worked as Scientific Officer at the Brighton Collaboration Foundation in Switzerland focusing on the creation of pre- and post-licensure vaccine safety standards and case definitions. Prior to joining EDCTP, Daniel worked, for seven years, as Assistant Professor for pharmaco-epidemiology at the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
(The Hague Office)