Global Partners Board

The purpose of the Global Partners Board of the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) Network is to bring together representative and diverse perspectives on our work from professionals and organizations in the field of global health. The Board will act as champions for addressing childhood mortality through evidence learned from CHAMPS.

Olive Shisana

Board Co-chair

CEO and President, South Africa

Evidence Based Solutions



Helen Rees

Board Co-chair

Executive Director, South Africa

Wits Reproductive Health & HIV Institute

Zulfiqar Bhutta

Board Member

Co-director & Director of Research, Center for Global Child Health

Hospital for Sick Children


Placido Cardoso

Board Member

President, Guinea-Bissau



Alan Lopez

Board Member

Laureate Professor, Australia

The University of Melbourne

Samuel Lantei Mills

Board Member

Senior Health Specialist, United States

The World Bank



Tshidi Moeti


Regional Director, Congo

WHO Regional Office for Africa

Stefan Peterson

Board Member

Chief of Health, New York




GPB Joburg 201612 (1)

Top Row (left to right): Jeff Koplan, Samuel Lantei Mills, Stefan Peterson,  Tim Morris, Lisa Carlson, Pratima Raghunathan, Dianna Blau
Bottom Row (left to Right): Courtenay Dusenbury, Helen Rees, Tshidi Moeti, Olive Shisana, Robert Breiman, Alan Lopez, Deborah Holt, Kim Del Guerico