Governance & Staff
Board of Directors:
Henry De Holanda Campos
Professor Henry Campos, MD, PhD, is the Secretary General of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH). Hewas recently elected rector of the Federal University of Ceará, in Fortaleza, Brazil, for the 2015-2019 term, after serving two terms as vice-rector.
He undertook a Fellowship in Medical Education with the Foundation for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) in Philadelphia (2002-2003). He then led the establishment of the FAIMER regional institute in Brazil in 2007.
Since 2013, he has been Special Advisor to the Federal Minister of Education for Education in the Health Professions, and is a consultant to the Brazilian Ministries of Health and Education, presently coordinating the Commission for Expansion of Medical Schools within the Brazilian Federal Universities.
Dr Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde is the Vice-Secretary General of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH). She is also the Director of the MEPI Coordinating Center at The African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST). She had until December 2010 been an associate professor and head of the department of Radiology at the College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. She worked with Makerere University for 14 years. Apart from her radiology training she is a Fellow of the Foundation for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). She also holds a Masters in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.
Jan De Maeseneer
Former Secretary General
Jan De Maeseneer is the immediate past Secretary General of The Network: TUFH.
Paulo M. Carvalho, Jr., MD, MHPE, PhD
Latin America Regional Representative
Faculty of Medicine, Marilia Medical School
David Marsh, MD
North America Regional Representative
Associate Dean, Community Engagement
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
South East Asia Regional Representative
Activist, Gender, Health & Human Rights
Dimity Constance Pond, MBBS, PhD
Western Pacific Regional Representative
Professor, Dept of Discipline of General Practice
University of Newcastle, Newcastle,Australia
Johanna Dahlberg, PhD
European Regional Representative
Senior Lecturer, Dept of Clinical & Experimental Medicine
Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
Godwin Aja, DrPH
Africa Regional Representative
Professor, Public Health Department of Public Health
Khalifa Elmusharaf, MBBS, PhD
Eastern Mediterranean Regional Representative
Lecturer, Epidemiology & Public Health Medicine
RCSI – Bahrain
Angele Russell is the Executive Director of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH).
Alberta Steans Parsons
Alberta Steans-Parsons is the Administrator of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH).
Shiyao Yuan is the Business Analyst of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH).
Chief of Staff to the Secretary General
Renato Zaratz is the Chief of Staff to the Secretary General. He is based in Brazil.
Past Secretary Generals:
Jacobus M. Greep 1980-1988
Mohair M. Nooman 1988-1995
Esmat S. Ezzat 1995-1999
Arthur Kaufman 1999-2007
Jan De Maeseneer 2007-2015