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Members of the Alliance connect, share and collaborate both bilaterally and through events and activities provided by the GADiC secretariat, hosted at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative in Boston and linked to Brigham and Women’s Hospital. At present, the main collaborative activities of the members have been grouped into the four workstreams, each of which has appointed a working group lead.

The work of the secretariat is governed by an advisory board made up of geographically diverse representatives from WHO, NGOs and academic public health institutes. Members of the advisory board receive no compensation or incentives for their work and have no competing interests.

Leadership Team

Chair of the Secretariat

Sylvia Kehlenbrink, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Boston, MA

Advisory Board

Stéfane Besançon, Santé Diabete, Mali

Kiran Jobanputra, Médecins Sans Frontières OCA, UK

Kaushik Ramaiya, Shree Hindu Mandal Hospital, Tanzania

Bayard Roberts, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Slim Slama, World Health Organization, Egypt

Working Group Leadership

Advocacy
Arjan Hehenkamp, Stichting Vluchteling

Amulya Reddy, Médecins Sans Frontières OCA

Access to Medicines and Diagnostics
Helen Bygrave, Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign

Christa Cepuch, Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign

Katy Digovich, Clinton Health Access Initiative (Insulin Thermostability Sub-Group)

Jing Luo, University of Pittsburgh

Clinical and Operational Guidance
Philippa Boulle, Médecins Sans Frontières OCG

Sylvia Kehlenbrink, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Data and Surveillance
Éimhín Ansbro, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Angelica Cristello, UNC Gillings School of Public Health

Ruth Hunter, Queens University Belfast

Kathrine Souris, UNC Gillings School of Public Health

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