Dr. Beckie N. Tagbo

DR. BECKIE NNENNA TAGBO (JP) MBBS, FWACP (Paed), FCAI, PhD, FRSM (London). Chief Consultant Paediatrician and Child Health), Institute of Child Health, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital/Consultant to WHO Headquarters Geneva/WHO African Region. International award for 1st position in the Advanced Vaccinology at France by WHO/Others. Nominated by WHO/GAVI Geneva, Switzerland for WHO Strategic Group of Experts (SAGE)/for Independent Assessment Committee of GAVI. Selected by WHO International Headquarters to represent Africa in her WHO Global Meeting on Invasive Bacterial Diseases at Washington DC, USA. Member, National IPV Introduction Working Group, National Rotavirus Vaccine Introduction Working Group, National IPV Working Group, National IPV Technical Core Group, National Malaria Vaccine Working Group, Vaccine Expert Group meeting with Federal Ministry of Health on Introduction of Pneumococcal vaccine into national routine immunization programme, UNICEF-FG Country Programme Document Think Tank Committee, National Blue Print Committee on Routine Immunization. Member, Brighton Collaboration, WHO/Global Alignment of Immunization safety Assessment in pregnancy(GAIA)/Working Groups: Neonatal Infections, Wheeze case definition, Respiratory distress case definition, Congenital Microcephaly case definition. Principal Investigator, National IPV clinical trial in Nigeria (collaborators:Federal Ministry of Health/NPHCDA, World Health Organisation HQTRS, Geneva, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, CDC, USA), PI New Vaccine Surveillance. Invited/participated at WHO Global Headquarters Data Safety Monitoring Board Meeting at Geneva Switzerland in 2015 and 2017.