Advisory Group

April 17th, 2012 | Posted by romerod in Stakeholders

The Pan American Forum Advisory Group

The PAFNCD Advisory Group brings together a group of representatives of the different sectors of society, selected by PAHO, to share their knowledge and reach, in order to accompany the PAFNCD. Representation and balance of all sectors and of their respective comparative advantages and interests are fundamental for the Forum Advisory Group mission.

Terms of Reference                                            


The Advisory Group will specifically support PAHO in the implementation of the following:

  • Vision and objectives for the PAFNCD, as set by PAHO
  • Forum architecture,  defining, expanding and diversifying the membership of the PAFNCD and its governance
  • Priorities for action set by PAHO for the PAFNCD
  • The 2-year operational and financial plan approved by PAHO
  • Resource mobilization initiatives (financial and in-kind)
  • Development of in-country forums
  • Communication strategy including brand/identity of the PAFNCD
  • Promotion / encouraging relevant others to join
  • Sustainability and up-scaling of the Forum/initiatives

Members of the AG are invited by PAHO at PAHO’s discretion, and can be changed as necessary to achieve the Forum’s goal. Current AG members include:

  • Sir George Alleyne, Former Director, Pan American Sanitary Bureau (PASB)
  • Janet Beauvais, Professor of Policy Practice at the McGill World Platform (MWP)
  •  Representative of the International Food and Beverage Alliance, IFBA.
  • Beatriz Champagne, Executive Director, Inter-American Heart Foundation
  • Kim Elmslie, Director General, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Antonio Brito, Secretary General, Federación Latinoamericana de la Industria Farmacéutica, FIFARMA.
  • Jo Ivy Bouford, Deputy Director, Health Policy, New York Academy of Medicine
  • Harold Hamana, Executive Vice-President Latin America, Edelman Group
  • Trevor Hassell, President, Healthy Caribbean Coalition
  • Rosemarie Henson, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary, Health at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
  • Laurent Huber, Director, Framework Convention Alliance (FCA)
  • Gabrielle Lamourelle, International Health Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Eva Jané-Llopis, Head Health Programs, World Economic Forum.
  • Caitlin Morris, Representative of World Federation of Sporting Goods
  • Abby Pratt, Associate Vice President of Global Strategy and Analysis, AdvaMed
  • Representative of the Health, Nutrition and Population Department of the Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank
  • Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank
  • James Hospedales, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency
  • Carissa Etienne, Director, Pan American Health Organization
  • Marcos Espinal Fuentes, Director of Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
  • Irene Klinger, Director, External Relations, Partnerships and Governing Bodies, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

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