Prof. Mark F Cotton, MB, ChB; M.Med (Paed); FCPaed (SA); PhD; DCH (SA); DTM&H (South Africa)
Representative of AfSPID

Distinguished Professor
Head, Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases & Director: FAM–CRU
Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University & Tygerberg Children’s Hospital, South Africa


Abiel Mascareñas, MD (Mexico)
Representatives of SLIPE

Consultant Pediatrician San José Hospital Zambrano Hellion Medical Center
Nuevo León, Mexico


Ronald de Groot (The Netherlands)
Representative of ESPID

Em. Professor of Pediatrics
Radboud University Medical Center, Laboratory Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands


Andi L Shane, MD, MPH, MSc (USA)
Representative of PIDS

Associate Professor Division of Infectious Disease Department of Pediatrics Emory University School of Medicine Hubert Department of Global Health
Rollins School of Public Health Marcus Professor of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Prevention Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta - USA


Amha Mekasha – Representative of AfSPID

Professor, Pediatrics and Child Health
Addis Ababa University
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Asha Bowen - Representative of ANZPID

Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Paediatrics
The University of Western Australia
Perth, Australia

Tony Walls, MB ChB, DCH, PGDipTertT, FRACP, MD (Lond) (New Zealand)
Representative of ANZPID

nfectious Diseases Specialist and Paediatrician
Senior Lecturer University of Otago
Christchurch, New Zealand

Usa Thisyakorn - Representative of ASPID

Department of Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn University
Bangkok, Thailand

Nibuhiko Okabe - Representative of ASPID

Director, Infectious Disease Surveillance Center of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases
Tokyo, Japan

Delane Shingadia – Representative of ESPID

Consultant, Paediatric Infectious Diseases
Great Ormond Street Hospital
London, UK

Rosemary (Rosey) Olivero - Representative of PIDS

Director, HIV Clinical Services and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital of Spectrum Health
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Roberto Debagg – Representative of SLIPE

National Children Hospital Porf. J. P. Garrahan
Buenos Aires, Argentina