Annex 5Nutrition Guidance Advisory Group Micronutrients 2010–2011, WHO Secretariat and external resource experts

A. Nutrition Guidance Advisory Group – Micronutrients

(Note: the areas of expertise of each guideline group member are given in italics)

  • Ms Deena Alasfoor
    Ministry of Health
    Muscat, Oman
    Health programme management, food legislations, surveillance in primary health care
  • Dr Beverley-Ann Biggs
    International and Immigrant Health Group
    Department of Medicine
    University of Melbourne
    Parkville, Australia
    Micronutrients supplementation, clinical infectious diseases
  • Dr Héctor Bourges Rodríguez
    Instituto Nacional de Ciencias
    Medicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubiran
    Mexico City, Mexico
    Nutritional biochemistry and metabolism research, food programmes, policy, and regulations
  • Dr Norm Campbell
    Departments of Medicine
    Community Health Sciences and Physiology and Pharmacology
    University of Calgary
    Calgary, Canada
    Physiology and pharmacology, hypertension prevention and control
  • Dr Rafael Flores-Ayala
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Atlanta, United States of America
    Nutrition and human capital formation, nutrition and growth, impact of micronutrient interventions
  • Professor Malik Goonewardene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    University of Ruhuna
    Galle, Sri Lanka
    Obstetrics and gynaecology, clinical practice
  • Dr Junsheng Huo
    National Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety
    Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    Beijing, China
    Food fortification, food science and technology, standards and legislation
  • Dr Janet C. King
    Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
    Oakland, United States of America
    Micronutrients, maternal and child nutrition, dietary requirements
  • Dr Marzia Lazzerini
    Department of Paediatrics and Unit of Research on Health Services and International Health Institute for Maternal and Child Health
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo
    Trieste, Italy
    Paediatrics, malnutrition, infectious diseases
  • Professor Malcolm E. Molyneux
    College of Medicine – University of Malawi
    Blantyre, Malawi
    Malaria, international tropical diseases research and practice
  • Engineer Wisam Qarqash
    Jordan Health Communication Partnership
    Johns Hopkins University
    Bloomberg School of Public Health
    Amman, Jordan
    Design, implementation and evaluation of health communications and programmes
  • Dr Daniel Raiten
    Office of Prevention Research and International Programs
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    Bethesda, United States of America
    Malaria, maternal and child health, human development research
  • Dr Mahdi Ramsan Mohamed
    Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International
    Dar es Salaam, the United Republic of Tanzania
    Malaria control and prevention, neglected tropical diseases
  • Dr Meera Shekar
    Health Nutrition Population Human Development Network (HDNHE)
    The World Bank
    Washington, DC, United States of America
    Costing of interventions in public health nutrition, programme implementation
  • Dr Rebecca Joyce Stoltzfus
    Division of Nutritional Sciences
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, United States of America
    International nutrition and public health, iron and vitamin A nutrition, programme research
  • Ms Carol Tom
    East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC)
    Nairobi, Kenya
    Food fortification technical regulations and standards, policy harmonization
  • Dr David Tovey
    The Cochrane Library
    Cochrane Editorial Unit
    London, England
    Systematic reviews, health communications, evidence for primary health care
  • Mrs Vilma Qahoush Tyler
    UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS)
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Food fortification, public health programmes
  • Dr Gunn Elisabeth Vist
    Department of Preventive and International Health
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services
    Oslo, Norway
    Systematic review methods and evidence assessment using GRADE methodology
  • Dr Emorn Wasantwisut
    Mahidol University
    Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
    International nutrition, micronutrient biochemistry and metabolism

B. WHO Secretariat

  • Mr Daniel Albrecht
    Technical Officer
    Social Determinants of Health Unit
    Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights Information
  • Dr Maria del Carmen Casanovas
    Technical Officer
    Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development
  • Dr Bernadette Daelmans
    Medical Officer
    Newborn and Child Health and Development Unit
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Development
  • Dr Luz Maria De-Regil
    Epidemiologist
    Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development
  • Dr Chris Duncombe
    Medical Officer
    Anti-retroviral Treatment and HIV Care Unit
    Department of HIV/AIDS
  • Dr Olivier Fontaine
    Medical Officer
    Newborn and Child Health and Development Unit
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Development
  • Dr Ahmet Metin Gulmezoglu
    Medical Officer
    Technical Cooperation with Countries for Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research
  • Dr José Martines
    Coordinator
    Newborn and Child Health and Development Unit
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Development
  • Dr Matthews Mathai
    Medical Officer Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Development
  • Dr Mario Merialdi
    Coordinator
    Improving Maternal and Perinatal Health Unit
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research
  • Dr Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas
    Coordinator
    Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development
  • Dr Lisa Rogers
    Technical Officer
    Evidence and Programme Guidance Unit
    Department of Nutrition for Health and Development
  • Dr João Paulo Dias de Souza
    Medical Officer
    Technical Cooperation with Countries for Sexual and Reproductive Health
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research
  • Dr Severin Von Xylander
    Medical Officer
    Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Development
  • Dr Godfrey Xuereb
    Technical Officer
    Surveillance and Population-based Prevention Unit
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion

C. WHO regional offices

  • Dr Abel Dushimimana
    Medical Officer
    Nutrition
    WHO Regional Office for Africa
    Brazzaville, Congo
  • Dr Evelina Chapman
    Specialist
    Health Research Management
    WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan American Health Organization
    Washington, DC, United States of America
  • Dr Luis Gabriel Cuervo
    Senior Advisor
    Research Promotion and Development
    WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan American Health Organization
    Washington, DC, United States of America
  • Dr Ruben Grajeda
    Micronutrients Technical Advisor
    Child and Adolescent Health
    WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan American Health Organization
    Washington, DC, United States of America
  • Dr Chessa Lutter
    Regional Adviser
    Child and Adolescent Health
    WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan American Health Organization
    Washington, DC, United States of America
  • Dr Gina Tambini
    Area Manager
    Family and Community Health
    WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan American Health Organization
    Washington, DC, United States of America
  • Dr Kunal Bagchi
    Regional Adviser
    Nutrition and Food Safety
    WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
    New Delhi, India
  • Dr Joao Breda
    Noncommunicable Diseases and Environment
    WHO Regional Office for Europe
    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Mrs Trudy Wijnhoven
    Technical Officer, Nutrition Surveillance
    Noncommunicable Diseases and Environment
    WHO Regional Office for Europe
    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Dr Ayoub Al-Jawaldeh
    Regional Adviser
    Nutrition
    WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
    Cairo, Egypt
  • Dr Tommaso Cavalli-Sforza
    Regional Adviser
    Nutrition
    WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
    Manila, Philippines

D. External resource experts

  • Dr Denise Coitinho Delmuè
    United Nations System Standing
    Committee on Nutrition (SCN)
    Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dr Lynnette Neufeld
    Micronutrient Initiative
    Ottawa, Canada
  • Dr. Lely Solari Zerpa
    Centro Nacional de Salud Pública
    Instituto Nacional de Salud
    Lima, Peru
  • Mr Arnold Timmer
    United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
    New York, United States of America
  • Dr Carol L Wagner
    Medical University of South Carolina,
    Charleston, United States of America
  • Dr Connie M. Weaver
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, United States of America