[Ip-health] Announcement of Selection of UNITAID Alternate Board Member, NGOs Delegation
JHamer at Oxfam.org.uk
Tue Aug 16 03:16:34 PDT 2011
ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTION OF UNITAID ALTERNATE BOARD MEMBER, NGOS
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.
Liaison officer, Civil Society Delegations to UNITAID Board
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 473508
Mobile: +44 (0)7879 474766
Email: JHamer at oxfam.org.uk
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