Dr. Wahid Majrooh is a technical adviser, international relations director, spokesperson, and senior international relations adviser to H.E the Minister of Public Health of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. He is a graduate of the medical faculty of Herat University in 2008 and has worked in different senior management positions with International Aid and Diplomatic agencies. As a youth entrepreneur, Dr. Wahid Majrooh has established Creative Youth Private School, Creative Youth Private Preschool and recently the first high tech Mother and Fetal Diagnostic center “AfMed Superspeciality Ultrasound Clinic” in Kabul, Afghanistan.
I received medical general practitioner in 1986 and specialty in psychiatry in 1992 and fellowship in geriatric psychiatry and neuropsychiatry form University of Illinois at Chicago in 2000. I received certificate of Master of Business Administration in 2014 from Shahed University.
My main interests are 1. geriatric psychiatry. We have founded the first psychogeriatric unit in teaching general hospital of Rasoul Akram in 2018. Currently, one fellow is being training at Iran University of Medical Sciences.
The second one is suicide prevention. We have founded Iranian Scientific Society for Suicide prevention in 2015 (Irssp.iums.ac.ir). currently, we are conducting national suicide prevention programs.
Charlotte Marchandise is the civil society deputy Mayor for Health of the city of Rennes, France and President of the WHO Healthy Cities French Network. She is also co-chair of Global Urban Air Pollution Observatory (GUAPO). She has been working as an international expert, coordinator, communication officer and project manager in the corporate world and social and environmental NGOs. She defends a whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach and has developed a local policy of health promotion, health equity and environmental health with a systematic democratic point of view in order to empower inhabitants. She is an advocate for city diplomacy and health and works at organizing cooperation amongst cities, governments, universities, and the grassroots movements through collective intelligence and the Sustainable Development Goals global agenda.
Nanoot Mathurapote has been working at Thailand’s National Health Commission Office (NHCO) since 2008. As a head of Global Collaboration Unit, she is in charge of creating and expanding collaboration with international partners to advocate public participation in the policy process and health in all policies approach from Thailand’s experience namely the process of health assembly, health impact assessment and health charter. She has advocated public participation in the policy process and HiAP in many international conferences, e.g., WHO SEARO regional workshop on implementation of HiAP, WHO EMRO regional consultation on Urban Health: a Strategy for Reducing Health Inequities, Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health.
John G. Meara, MD, DMD, MBA is the Kletjian Professor of Global Surgery, Director of the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change, and Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Meara serves as the Plastic Surgeon-in-Chief of the Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital. He was Co-Chair for the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery and was a commissioner on the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era and the Lancet Oncology Commission. In 2008 he created the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship program. He is also interested in value-based health care and implementation science research, including time driven activity-based cost research and outcomes research. Dr. Meara has led several ICHOM projects focusing on outcomes reporting and international benchmarking.
Benoît Miribel is the Director General of Fondation Mérieux; an organization dedicated to the fight against infectious diseases mainly in developing countries. He has also been the Honorary Chairman of Action against Hunger (ACF). He has chaired the Centre Français des Fonds et Foundations (CFF) and is also the president of Bioport; a humanitarian logistics platform in Lyon and the co-founder of the Forum Espace Humanitaire (FEH) of the bilingual journal, Humanitarian Alternatives, and a co-founding member of the association Friendship France, which operates in Bangladesh.
Dr. Heikki Murtomaa is professor emeritus and head of the department of Oral Public Health at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is the author several text books and numerous scientific publications. He has supervised 25 doctoral theses and lectured on different international forums. Dr. Murtomaa has worked as a WHO consultant on several occasions. He has previously been the president of the Association for Dental Education in Europe and a board member of International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations. Dr. Murtomaa is currently the visiting professor at the Kyushu Dental University, Japan and Tehran University of Medical Health Sciences, Iran.