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June 2002

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization

Board Membership

Following is the full list of 11 rotating members of the GAVI Board including the above new members, showing the constituencies, respective terms of office, and the individual representing the institution.

Constituency Member
Term of Office
Represented by

Developing country government

Jan ‘01 - Dec ‘02

Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traore, Minister of Health

Jan ‘02 - Dec ‘03

Mr. Shatrughan Sinha, Minister of Health and Family Welfare

Industrialized country government

Jan ‘01 - Dec ‘02

Dr. Sigrun Mogedal, Senior Adviser, NORAD
  United Kingdom
Jul ‘01 - Jun ‘03
Ms. Clare Short, MP, Secretary of State for International Development
  United States
Jan ‘02 - Dec ‘03
Dr. E. Anne Peterson, Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S.A. (

Technical health institute

U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Jan ‘01 - Dec ‘02
Dr. David Fleming, Deputy Director for Science and Public Health
Industrialized country vaccine industry Wyeth-Ayerst Global Pharmaceuticals
Jan '02 - Dec '03

Mr. Kevin L. Reilly, President, Wyeth Vaccines and Nutrition

Developing country vaccine industry

Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB)
Jan ‘01 - Dec ‘02
Dr. Luis Saturnino Herrera Martinez, Director-General

Nongovernmental organization (NGO)

Kenya Red Cross Society
Jul ‘02 - Jun ‘04
Mr. Abbas G. Gullet, Secretary General


UN Foundation
Jul ‘01 - Jun ‘03
Mr. Tim Wirth, President

Research institute

Institut Pasteur
Jul ‘01 - Jun ‘03
Dr. Philippe Kourilsky, Director General

Following is the list of the 4 renewable members of the GAVI Board:

Agency Represented by
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Dr. Richard Klausner, Executive Director of Global Health
UNICEF Ms Carol Bellamy, Executive Director [Chair through June 2003]
Dr. Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, Senior Health Advisor, Immunization Health Section
The World Bank Group Mr. James Wolfensohn, President [ex officio member]
Dr. Mamphela Ramphele, Managing Director
WHO Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director-General [ex officio member]
Dr. Yasuhiro Suzuki, Executive Director, Health Technology and Pharmaceuticals


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