Country Modeling Working Group

The Country Modeling Working Group provides feedback on GPZL’s mathematical modeling project. Modeling expert David Blok is building compelling tools for advocacy and fundraising. The Country Modeling Working Group, which includes country representatives, partners involved in resource mobilization, and GPZL Leadership Team Members, offers guidance and context to David Blok throughout the modeling project.

Chair: David Blok, Researcher and Mathematical Modeler in Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC

Staff: Andie Tucker, Project Manager, Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy

Group Members:

  1. Benedict Quao, National Leprosy Programme Manager, Ghana
  2. Deanna Hagge, Senior Research Associate, TLMI
  3. Himalaya Sigdel, Country Director, NLR Nepal
  4. Paul Saunderson, Technical Advisor, ALM
  5. Deusdedit Kamara, National Leprosy Programme Manager, Tanzania
  6. José Ramirez, President, IDEA International
  7. Lesley White, Senior Partnership Development Officer, NLR
  8. Sunday Udo, National Director, Leprosy Mission Nigeria