GINA Advocates

GINA Board of Directors has invited a group of 41 international leaders and patient representatives in the field of asthma from all continents to act as GINA Advocates from 2021, for a 3 years term. They will certainly be a very active group of collaborators, for which the proposed responsibilities are listed below:

  • To commit to actively disseminate GINA strategy documents accurately and foster its implementation (plans and action to be reported annually to GINA Dissemination & Implementation Task Group)
  • To commit to attend GINA Assembly and Advocates meetings every year (usually just before ERS meetings) physically or to connect remotely via web
  • To provide feedback on GINA Report every year to GINA Science Committee
  • To fill out a conflict of interest declaration annually

Dr Hisham Tarraf   Egypt
Dr Elisabete Nunes   Mozambique
Dr Richard van Zyl-Smit   South Africa
Dr Agnès Hamzaoui   Tunis
Dr Bruce Kirenga   Uganda

Dr Hugo Neffen   Argentina
Dr Jorge Maspero   Argentina
Dr Rafael Stelmach   Brazil
Dr Francine Ducharme   Canada
Ms Vanessa Foran   Canada
Dr Richard Leigh   Canada
Dr Catherine Lemière   Canada
Dr Manuel Soto-Quiros   Costa Rica
Dr Désirée Larenas-Linnemann   Mexico
Dr Sateesh M. Sakhamuri   Trinidad and Tobago
Dr Jonathan Bernstein   USA
Dr Michael Wechsler   USA
Ms Tonya Winders   USA

Dr Jiangtao Lin   China
Dr Yeon Mok Oh   South Korea
Dr Le Thi Tuyet Lan   Vietnam
Dr Sy Duong-Quy   Vietnam

Dr Guy Joos   Belgium
Dr Renaud Louis   Belgium
Dr Alain Michils   Belgium
Dr Todor Popov   Bulgaria
Dr Vibeke Backer   Denmark
Dr Tari Haahtela   Finland
Ms Susanna Palkonen   Finland
Dr Arnaud Bourdin   France
Ms Antje F. Wagner   Germany
Dr Mina Gaga   Greece
Dr Walter Canonica Italy
Dr Pierluigi Paggiaro Italy
Dr Nicola Scichilone Italy
Ms Dominique Hamerlijnck   Netherlands
Dr Ewa Nizankowska   Poland
Dr Florin Mihaltan   Romania
Dr Joaquin Sastre Spain
Ms Mikaela Odemyr   Sweden

Dr Richard Beasley   New Zealand
Ms Letitia Harding   New Zealand

Louis-Philippe Boulet, MD   Chair of GINA
Mark L. Levy, MD   Chair of GINA D&I Task Group

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