International travel and health

Yellow fever risk mapping and recommended vaccination for travellers


  • Dr Kalpana Baruah
    Joint Director, National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Ministry of Health & Welfare, India
  • Professor Lucille Hellen Blumberg
    Deputy Director, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, National Health Laboratory Service, South Africa
  • Mark Gershman, MD
    Medical Epidemiologist, Travellers’ Health Branch, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
  • Ms Susan Henry
    Principal Consultant, Third Element Consulting, and Risk & Governance Discipline Program Leader, Emergency Management Australia (under contract), Attorney General’s Department, Australia
  • Dr Amr Mohamed Kandeel
    Dr Amr Mohamed Kandeel, Chief, Preventive and Endemic Diseases Sector, Ministry of Health and Population, Egypt
  • Professor Mapatano Mala Ali
    Department of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Ecole de Santé Publique, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Dr Adelle-Lisa Chang On
    County Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of Health, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Dr Amadou Alpha Sall
    Director of the WHO Collaborating Center for arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fevers, Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Senegal
  • Dr Oscar Daniel Salomón
    Director of the National Institute of Tropical Medicine, Argentina
  • Dr Néstor Sosa
    Director General, Instituto Conmemorativo Gorgas de Estudios para la Salud (ICGES), Panama
  • Professor Oyewale Tomori
    Professor of virology, Redeemer's University, Nigeria
  • Dr Pedro Fernando da Costa Vasconcelos
    Head, Department of Arbovirology and Hemorrhagic Fevers, Director, National Reference Laboratory for Arboviruses, Director, National Institute for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers, Brazil
  • Dr Herve Zeller
    Senior expert and Head Emerging and Vector borne Disease Programme European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Sweden


  • Dr Emily Jentes, PhD, MPH
    CDR, USPHS, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
  • Dr Jennifer Erin Staples
    Medical Epidemiologist, Arboviral Disease Branch, Division of Vector-borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States of America

Declarations of Interests

WHO Secretariat has received and assessed all the Declaration of Interest submitted by the participating experts. In accordance with WHO’s policy, all declared interests, even if they do not give rise to a conflict of interest that would warrant partial or total exclusion of the expert concerned, will be disclosed within the committee at the beginning of the meeting so that other members are aware of them.