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The International Association for Adolescent Health
11th World Congress on Adolescent Health

Investing in Adolescent Health – the Future is Now

27-29 October, 2017 | New Delhi, India

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Organising Committee

IAAH Congress 2017

International Scientific Committee

Chair:
Dr. David Ross, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Co-Chair:
Prof. Pierre-André Michaud, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Executive Sub-Committee Members:
  • Dr. Monika Arora, Public Health Foundation of India, (PHFI)
  • Dr. Bruce Dick, Past President of IAAH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Switzerland
  • Dr. Sunil Mehra, MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, India
  • Prof. Susan Sawyer, President of IAAH, University of Melbourne, Australia

Ex officio:
Ms Jenna Baumgartner, Secretary, IAAH Council, University of Minnesota, USA

Name Organization
Rima Afifi American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Fadia Albuhairan King Saud bin Abdulazz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Amer Al Kindi Al Seiari Ministry of Education, UAE
Zulfiqar Bhutta Hospital for Sick Children & University of Toronto, Canada; and Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Monica Borile President CODAJC (Confederazione dell’ adolescenza e della gioventù Iberoamericana e dei Caribi)
Karim El Sayed International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA), Egypt
Abigail English Center for Adolescent Health & the Law in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Adesegun Fatusi Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
Jane Ferguson London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, South Africa
Susana Grunbaum Ministry of Public Health, Uruguay
Lee Hudson Institute of Child Health, University College London, UK
Jordan Jarvis Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network, USA
Miriam Kaufman Hospital for Sick Children & University of Toronto, Canada
Eugene Kinyanda Medical Research Council-Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
Jonathan Klein NCD Child, USA
Vu Manh Loi Institute of Sociology, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Jason Nagata Stanford University, USA
George Patton University of Melbourne, Australia
Elizabeth Saewyc School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Canada
Sergey Sargsyan Arabkir Joint Medical Center & Institute of Child and Adolescent Health, Yerevan, Armenia
Daniel Tobón García Independent Consultant, Colombia
Xiaoming Yu Peking University, Beijing, China

National Scientific Committee (NSC)

Chair:
Prof. Vikram Patel,
Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)/London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Advisor:
Dr. Sushma Dureja, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Co-chairs:
  • Dr. Monika Arora, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
  • Dr. Sunil Mehra, MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child
Name Organization
Dr Harish Pemde Lady Hardinge Medical College
Dr. Swati Bhave Association of Adolescent and Child Care in India (AACCI)
Dr. Poonam Mutreja Population Foundation of India (PFI)
Dr. Ravi K. Verma International Center for Research on Women's ( ICRW)
Dr KG Santhya Population Council
Dr. Neena Raina World Health Organization-Regional Office for South-East Asia (WHO-SEARO)
Dr. Pramod Jog Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Dr. T. Himabindu Singh Niloufer Hospital
Ms.Dipa Nag-Chowdhury MacArthur Foundation
Dr. Jaya United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Ms.Radhika Shrivastav Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth (HRIDAY), India
Dr. Manish Khazane Medical Students Association of India (MSAI)
Mr. Manak Matiyani The YP Foundation
Ms. Prabha Nagaraja Taking about Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues (TARSHI)
Dr. Anand Sinha The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Dr. Alka Kriplani The Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)

Youth Engagement Committee (Sub-Committee under National Scientific Committee)

Name Organization
Dr. Monika Arora Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), India
Dr. MariCarmen Calle IAAH Council, Peru
Dr. Anne Meynard IAAH Council, Switzerland
Ms. Shalini Bassi Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), India
Ms. Manjusha Chatterjee Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), India
Ms. Priyanka Sreenath MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, India
Ms. Leena Uppal MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, India
Ms. Sonali Maheshwari MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child, India
Mr. Manak Matiyani The YP Foundation, India
Dr. Manish Khazane Medical Students Association of India (MSAI), India
Ms. Kiran Patel NCD Child, USA
Ms. Pattie Gonsalves Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), India
Mr. Onward Chironda My Age Zimbabwe / AfriYAN ESA, Zimbabwe
Ms. Hellen Nomugisha Health Development Initiative (HDI), Rwanda
Mr.Dakhshita Wickremarathne Youth Advocacy Network Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Ms. Danielle Engel UNFPA, USA
Ms. Anna Kaagesten Johns Hopkins University, USA
Ms. Kate Baye  Johns Hopkins University, USA
Ms. Radhika Shrivastava Health Related information Dissemination Amongst Youth (HRIDAY), India
Ms. Shruta Mengle Rawat The Humsafar Trust, India

National Organising Committee (NOC)

Chair:
Dr. Sunil Mehra,
MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child

Chair Advisor:
Dr. Sushma Dureja- Deputy Commissioner, Adolescent Health Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India

Co-Chair Advisor:

Dr. Zoya Rizvi- Assistant Commissioner, Adolescent Health Division, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of

Co-chairs:
  • Dr. Monika Arora, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
  • Mr. Ashok Raisinghani, MAMTA Health Institute for Mother and Child
Name Members
Ms. Sandhya Venkateswaran Policy Adviser, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Ms. Anagha Khot Manager- Strategy & Partnerships, The Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Dr. Anand Sinha Country Advisor, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ms. Poonam Muttreja Executive Director, Population Foundation of India
Ms. Deepa Nag Choudhary Deputy Director-International Program, MacArthur Foundation
Ms. Vanita Nayak Mukherjee Program Officer, Youth Sexuality, Reproductive Health and RIghts Initiative, Ford Foundation.
Dr. Swati Bhave Executive Director-Association of Adolescent and Child Care in India
Dr. Shalini Rajaram President Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Delhi
Dr. Venkatesh Srinivasan Deputy Country Representative, UNFPA
Ms. Parinita Kapur American Jewish World Services, India
Ms. Dhuwarakha Sriram Child Protection/ Adolescent Specialist, UNICEF India
Dr. Neena Raina Regional Office, WHO
Mr. Pritpal Marjara Managing Director, Population Services International, India.
Ishita Chaudhary Ex- Executive Director, The YP Foundation.
Ms. Shailja Director, RMNCH+A, Dasra
Dr. T. HemaBindu Singh Associate Professor, Nilofur Hospital, Hyderabad
Mr. Mathew Joseph Country Representative, Pathfinder International India
Mr. Gautam Yadav Youth Representative, Hamsafar Trust, Mumbai
Dr. Harish Pemde Lady Hardinge Medical College