Dr. Carme Carrion
Doctoral degree in Chemistry, from the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology programme at the University of Barcelona (2002). Master's degree in Biotechnology from the University of Barcelona (UB), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) (1995). Master's degree in Conflictology from the UOC (2008). She is currently professor at the UOC and associate professor at the University of Girona.
Dr. Lise Aurélie Claude Grout
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the National Veterinary School of Paris (France) in 2008, with a specialization in animal epidemiology and tropical diseases, Master in Public Health at the University of Paris XI in 2008. She undertook a fellowship in the French Field Epidemiology Training Programme (PROFET) 2009-2010. Since then, Dr Lise Grout has worked as an epidemiologist with MSF-Epicentre (2010-2013) on different projects (outbreak response, vaccine effectiveness and safety studies) and with the Collectif les Morts de la Rue (2012-2014) on the implementation of a surveillance system of homeless people mortality in France. Since 2014, she has been working in the Department of control of Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization in Geneva.
Ms Peninah Kariuki
Masters of Science in Management, University of Liverpool (2017), Bachelor of Commerce, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (2013), Diploma in Teaching, Shanzu Teachers Training College (2007). From 2008- 2012, she worked as an English and history teacher at Light International Academies (Mombasa, Kenya), In 2013, freelance English teacher (Cairo, Egypt), 2014/15 United Nations University as volunteer Project assistant, 2015/16, Geneva Intern Association as head of professional welfare, currently working at Inlingua International language Centre as English and Swahili tutor.
MD Mourad Mokni
Medical Doctor Graduate from the Faculty of Medicine University Al Manar in Tunis, Tunisia. Professor of Dermatology since 2005. Head of the department of Dermatology La Rabta Hospital in Tunis. Head of the Research Unit UR12SP07.
Dr. Mona Osman
Master in Public Health, UoL-London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (2017). Currently working as Programme Monitoring Consultant in the Neglected Tropical Diseases Unit at the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office in Cairo
Dr. Jose A Ruiz-Postigo
Medical degree in Medicine and Surgery, at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB, 1994). Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the University of Barcelona (1996, UB). PhD on Medicine from the University of Barcelona (2005, UB). From 1996 until 2008 he worked as field doctor and team leader in several neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) control programmes with Medicus Mundi Catalunya (Angola), Doctors without Borders/MSF-Spain (Central African Republic), MSF-Switzerland (Burundi), World Health Organization (WHO, South Sudan). From 2008 to 2013 he worked as medical officer for NTDs at the WHO Regional office for the Eastern Mediterranean in Cairo. Based in WHO headquarters since 2013 (leishmaniosis), he is currently the head of the global leishmaniosis control and surveillance programme.