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 acts as champions for addressing childhood mortality through evidence learned from CHAMPS.

Olive Shisana

Board Co-chair, South Africa


CEO & President, 

Evidence Based Solutions



Helen Rees

Board Co-chair, South Africa


Executive Director,

Wits Reproductive Health & HIV Institute

Zulfiqar Bhutta

Board Member, Canada


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

Hospital for Sick Children


Placido Cardoso

Board Member, Guinea-Bissau



National Institute of Public Health (INASA)


Alan Lopez

Board Member, Australia


Laureate Professor,

The University of Melbourne

Samuel Lantei Mills

Board Member, United States


Senior Health Specialist, 

The World Bank



Tshidi Moeti

Observer, Republic of the Congo


Regional Director, 

WHO Regional Office for Africa

Stefan Peterson

Board Member, United States


Chief of Health, 




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