Berit Lange
Acting Head of the Department of Epidemiology
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI), Germany


Kaspar Wyss
Head of Department and Deputy Director
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), Switzerland

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Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI)

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National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (SwissTPH)

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Natural and Medical Sciences Institute, University Tübingen (NMI)

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College of Life Science and Technology, Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT)


Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD), Department of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP)


Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (INHP)

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External experts

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), China

World Health Organization, Country office Nepal (WHO-NP), Nepal

KfW Bank, the German Federal Government's international finance institution, Germany

Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal (CMDN), Nepal

Kathmandu University Hospital, Nepal

Université Alassane Ouattara (UAO), Côte d’Ivoire

School of Public Health , University of Ghana (SPH), Ghana

Ghana Health Services (GHS), Ghana

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria

Project Advisory Board

  • Dr. Lena Fiebig | APOPO Training and Research Center | Head of Department
  • Prof. Sigrun Smola | UKS | Institute of Virology | Institute Director
  • Dr. Patrick Rudolph | Kfw Development Bank | German government's international finance institution
  • Prof. Marcel Tanner | Swiss TPH | President of the Swiss Academy of Arts and Sciences  | Board member of Fondation Botnar. 
  • Dr. Susanna Hausmann-Muela | Fondation Botnar | Chief Program Officer for Fondation Botnar 
  • Olivier Leuci | e- Santé | Deputy Director | 
  • Dr. Carl Leitner | PATH | Technical Director | 
  • Prof. Stefan Flasche | LSHTM | Professor of vaccine epidemiology | Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology | Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Prof. Bassirou Bonfoh | CSRS | Afrique One-ASPIRE | Managing Director | Research & Development