Research and technical health institutes

Currently represented on the GAVI Alliance Board by

International Vaccine Institute
Board member: Dr John Clemens, Director-General
Term of office: January 2007 to December 2009

The role of research and technical health institutes in the Alliance is to:

  • Represent the knowledge and experience of the research community to the GAVI Board;
  • Keep the research community apprised of relevant policy directions being assumed by GAVI partners;
  • Provide technical staff for operations and help build capacity for research and development.

Former Board Members

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA
Board member: Dr David Fleming, Deputy Director for Science and Public Health
Term of office January 2001 to December 2003

Health Canada
Board member: Dr Arlene King, Director-General for Pandemic Preparedness, Public Health Agency of Canada
Term of office January 2004 to December 2006

Institut Pasteur, Paris
Board member: Dr Philippe Kourilsky, Director General
Term of office July 2001 to June 2003

University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Board member: Prof Jan Holmgren, Head of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Term of office July 2003 to June 2006