[Ip-health] Announcement of Selection of UNITAID Alternate Board Member, NGOs Delegation

Jessica Hamer JHamer at Oxfam.org.uk
Tue Aug 16 03:16:34 PDT 2011


The NGOs Delegation to UNITAID Board are pleased to announce that Dr. Tido 
von Schoen-Angerer, Executive Director of the Campaign for Access to 
Essential Medicines of Médecins Sans Frontières, has been selected to the 
role of UNITAID Alternate Board member for NGOs. 
The NGO Alternate Board member selection process took place in June 2011, 
and was convened by the Civil Society delegations? Liaison Officer. A 
selection panel was utilised, consisting of existing delegation Board 
member and Alternate, two members of the delegation Advisory Group (NGOs), 
and one NGO representative external to the delegations. The position was 
advertised for 4 weeks, and the candidate chosen following a shortlisting 
process (scoring against the essential/desirable criteria for the post) 
and a subsequent interview. 
The Civil Society delegations would like to take this opportunity to 
welcome Dr. von Schoen-Angerer to the delegations, and to thank Dr. Mohga 
Kamal Yanni, outgoing Board member (Oxfam GB), for her excellent 
contribution to the Civil Society Delegations to UNITAID. The delegations? 
welcome Dr. Kamal-Yanni?s continued input as a key advisor to the 
For more information on the selection of the new NGOs Alternate Board 
member, please contact the Civil Society delegations Liaison Officer, 
Jessica Hamer, jhamer at oxfam.org.uk 

Tido von Schoen-Angerer, M.D., M.Sc. has been the Executive Director of 
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)'s Campaign for 
Access to Essential Medicines based in Geneva, Switzerland since 2006. 
Tido studied medicine in Mainz, Germany and Uppsala, Sweden. He was a 
pediatric resident at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New 
York and holds a Master in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene 
and Tropical Medicine. He joined MSF for the first time in 1995 and has 
since 1999 been with MSF in different field and headquarter positions. 
Tido worked in Armenia, Zimbabwe and Thailand and led projects in Nigeria, 
Chad, Bangladesh and Indonesia. His interest is in the problems of access 
to medicines and insufficient innovation for diseases that primarily 
affect people in poor countries. 

Jessica Hamer
Liaison officer, Civil Society Delegations to UNITAID Board
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