COUNCIL

The Virchow Foundation for Global Health Council is comprised of members with diverse expertise and competencies across sectors (academia, civil society, politics, international organizations, private) and global representation. Members of the Council

  • provide strategic guidance and advice on the direction of the Virchow Foundation for Global Health, aiming to realise the Foundation’s purpose and mission as laid down in the Statutes of the Foundation;
  • advise on how the work of the Foundation and the Prize can contribute to SDG 3 and other health-related SDGs of the UN 2030 Agenda;
  • advise on formation of the Virchow Prize Committee;
  • represent, promote and support the Foundation and its goals within the own networks and in relevant meetings and events.

As part of its work, the Council may also establish ad hoc or long-term committees and working groups for specific activities.

MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL

PROF. DR. TILL BÄRNIGHAUSEN
Director, Heidelberg Institute of Global Health
Heidelberg University

PROF. DAME SALLY DAVIES
UK Special Envoy on AMR
Department of Health and Social Care

PROF. DR. CHRISTIAN DROSTEN
Director, Institute of Virology
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

PROF. DR. VICTOR J. DZAU
President
U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

DR. RANA A. HAJJEH
Director, Program Management (DPM)
WHO/EMRO

DR. CHIKWE IHEKWEAZU
Assistant Director-General
Health Emergency Intelligence, WHO

PROF. DR. HEIDI LARSON
Founding Director, The Vaccine Confidence Project
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

PROF. DR. JOANNE LIU
School of Population and Global Health (SPGH)
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

PROF. DR. ELIZABETH MACINTYRE
Board Member, Biomedical Alliance in Europe
President, European Haematology Association (EHA)

BENOÎT MIRIBEL
Secretary General
One Sustainable Health Forum, France

DR. ANDERS NORDSTRÖM
Ambassador for Global Health
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden

PROF. DR. OLE PETTER OTTERSEN
President
Karolinska Institutet

PROF. DR. JÖRG ROCHOLL

President
European School of Management and Technology (ESMT)

PROF. DR. JOHN-ARNE RØTTINGEN

Ambassador for Global Health
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

PROF. DR. LUCIANO SASO
Vice Rector
Sapienza Università di Roma

DR. BERNHARD SCHWARTLÄNDER
Global Health Envoy
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Beijing

STÉPHANIE SEYDOUX
Ambassador for Global Health
Ministry for Europe & Foreign Affairs, Republic of France

HON. MICHEL SIDIBÉ
Special Envoy for the Africa Medicine Agency (AMA)
African Union (AU)

PROF. DR. AMIRHOSSEIN TAKIAN
Vice Dean, School of Public Health
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

PROF. DR. LOTHAR H. WIELER
Präsident
Robert Koch-Institut


The Council of the Virchow Foundation for Global Health is currently under formation.

Additional details to be presented soon.


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