Dr. Carl Lewis Bose,USA
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Member of DSMB, in Newborns with PPHN, NIH Trial of Sildenafil Member, Sub-board, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, American Board Of  Pediatrics


Dr. Mohamed Reda Bassiouny, MD, MHPEDr, Egypt

  • Professor of Pediatrics/Neonatology, Mansoura University
  • Director of Egyptian Neonatal Network (EGNN )
  • Head of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Mansoura University Children Hospital
  • Member of Supreme Committee of Neonatal Health Policy, Ministry of Health, Egypt


Dr. Murat Yurdakok, M.D., Turkey
Present position
Professor of Pediatrics, Consultant on Neonatology
Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

President, Turkish Neonatal Society
Past-President, Turkish National Pediatric Society

President, UMENS (Union of Mediterranean Neonatal Societies)
President, UCENS (Union of Central Eurasian Neonatal Societies)
Secretary General, UENPS (Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies)


 Dr. Suada Heljic,  Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dr. Robert D. White, MD, USA
is a member of Pediatrix Medical Group and a Director of the Regional Newborn Program at Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Indiana.  He has had a long-standing interest in the effect of the NICU environment on babies, families, and caregivers leading to several publications on that topic, and is chairman of the Consensus Committee that develops Recommended Standards for Newborn ICU Design.  He is also co-chair of the annual Gravens Conference on the Physical and Developmental Environment of the High-Risk Newborn, the International Conference on Brain Monitoring and Neuroprotection in the Newborn, and the annual workshop of the Perinatal Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He has appointments at the University of Notre Dame, the Indiana University School of Medicine, and courtesy appointments at the University of Chicago and the University of South Florida.

Dr. White is a member of the Healthcare Guidelines Revision Committee, the American Academy of Pediatrics representative to the AAMI Committee on Incubators, and the US representative to the International Electrotechnical Equipment Working Group for Paediatric Equipment.

Dr. Francis B. Mimouni, MD, Israel
Professor emeritus of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Faculty, Sourasky Medical Center/Sackler School of medicine,
Department of Pediatrics, Dana Childrens Hospital, Weitzman 6, Tel Aviv, Israel

Professor emeritus of Pediatrics, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Director and Chairman, Dana Childrens Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel

Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Sackler School of Medicine,
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (2001-2005 )

President, Israeli Neonatology Association (2002-2004)

President, Israeli Pediatric Association (2004-2008)

Director, Department of Neonatology, Lis Maternity Hospital,
tel Aviv, Israel (1997-2004)

Director and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Shaare Zedek Medical
Center, Jerusalem, Israel (2006-2011)


Dr. Krasteva –Vilmosh Maya Bogdanova
2001-2012-associate professor, a Neonatology department chief, University Hospital “Saint George”, Plovdiv
35 publications about problems in Neonatology in specializing scientific issues, take part in textbook in Pediatrics, 40 participations in scientific conferences in the country and aboard(Grace, USA, Turkey, Spain) and other.


Dr. Joseph Haddad M.D. , Lebanon
PROFESSOR of Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine at the Balamand University

Head of the Pediatric and Neonatal intensive care of Saint George University Hospital Beirut  200-2007

Head of Neonatal Unit TRAD Hospital Beirut Lebanon

Director of Research and Development at SESOBEL (NGO institution for handicapped children) since 1994

President, UMEMPS (Union Mediterranean Middle East Pediatric Society)
Vice President , APLF ( Association Pediatres Langue Francaix
Standing Committee, IPA


Dr. Elwyn Chomba, Zambia
Senior Consultant in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University Teaching Hospital (UTH) Lusaka, Zambia
Also: Permanent SecretaryZambian Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health


 Dr. Josep Figueras-Aloy, MD, PhD, Spain
Pediatrics Professor. University of Barcelona. Spain Head of Neonatology service. Hospital Clinic. Barcelona. Spain. Josep Figueras-Aloy, MD, PhD, received his Medical Degree in 1973, his Title in Pediatrics in 1975 and defended his doctoral thesis in 1976, all of them in the University of Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Figueras became Titular Professor in pediatrics in 1982 and Full Professor in 2008. He has been involved in perinatal care since 1977, focusing his practice on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Figueras has been Head of the Intensive Care Unit of Hospital Clinic, Institut Clinic de Ginecologia, Obstetricia i Neonatologia in Barcelona since 1988 and Head of the Neonatology Service since 2007. He has held the position of Senior Consultant of Hospital Clinic since 2001. He is a Member of the Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) in Barcelona, Spain. Dr.Figueras has been awarded 28 grants for research and has directed 20 doctoral theses. He is coauthor of 5 books and 83 chapters and he has participated in 222 courses and has been invited to give 100 lectures. Dr.Figueras is author of national (273) and international (65) publications related specially to neonatal problems. Dr.Figueras has presented 240 abstracts in national medical meetings and 79 in international congresses.


Dr. Karel Allegaert, MD, PhD, Belgium
graduated from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven as medical doctor (1994), with a subsequent training in Pediatrics/Neonatology (2001) and Clinical Pharmacology (2005). Following the presentation of his PhD defence (neonatal analgesia: towards an integrated approach), he further combined clinical care as a consultant of the neonatal intensive care unit, University Hospitals Leuven with clinical research with specific emphasis on perinatal clinical pharmacology (special populations, including preterm neonates and pregnancy). He was appointed as associated professor of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2005, and subsequently further developed these research activities, currently reflected in about 200 publications in national and international journals, conference proceedings and chapters in book. His clinical research has (FWO clinical doctoral grant) and still is supported by a Fundamental Clinical Investigatorship (2009-2013) of the FWO Vlaanderen. This research also resulted in several awards of the Belgian Academy of Medicine and Sciences (Govaerts award for Clinical Toxicology 2006-2008, and Heymans Award Clinical Pharmacology 2002-2004), the Belgian Pain Society (2005),and the Galenus price, clinical research pharmacology, Belgium (2009).


Dr. Ashok Gupta, India

Professor, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, India
President, International Society of Tropical Pediatrics 2004-07
Member, Governing Council, International Pediatric Academic Leadership Association
Member, Standing Committee, International Pediatric Association 2007-10
Neonatology Fellowship, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
India Gyani Fund ( AAP) Fellowship in Neonatology,  Hawaii, USA
Patented Invention – Semi Open System for New Born Care
Chairperson, International Division, National Neonatology Forum, India
Incharge, Special Care New Born Units, Mahila & Zanana Hospital, SMS Medical College, India
Convenor, Task Force, New Born Survival, Rajasthan, India (2007-08)
Guest Lectures / Chairperson in many major global meetings in Child Health

Dr. Srilal de Silva, Sri Lanka
Professor, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Sri Lanka


Dr. Daniela Satragno, Argentina

University Neonatal Specialist.
She holds a degree in Pharmacology and Clinical Research.


Dr. Ajay Gambhir, India

  • Secretary NNF- National Neonatology Forum (2011-12)
  • Member & executive Delhi Medical Council (2010-2015)
  • President Sono logical Societies of India
  • Board of Quality Council & NABH- National Accreditation Board of Health & Hospital (QCI) & National Board of Quality Promotion
  • Board of NAQP- National Accreditation & quality promotion
  • National Technical Advisory Committee of Immunization –GOI
  • Ex National Coordinator BFHI – Baby Friendly Hospital (UNICEF)
  • Member National Committee IYCH at NIPCCD
  • Ex Secretary– AMS & A.K.N. Sinha Institute
  • Hospital Committee at BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards)
  • Vice President CIAP (Indian academy of Pediatrics) -2007
  • President IAP Delhi -2008
  • Advisory Committee of IJPP, JIMA (Largest Journal)


Dr. George A. Little, MD, India

 Dr. Phuong Camngoc, Vietnam


 Dr. Sulaiman Alsaad, Kuwait

 Dr. Krisana Pengsaa, Thailand

 Dr. Zareen Fasih, Pakistan

 Dr. Bos, AF , Netherlands

Dr. Arnoldo GrosmanDr. Arnoldo Grosman, Argentina

 Dr. Blondel Crosdale, Jamaica

 Dr. Sithembiso Velaphi, South Africa

Dr. Mugalu


Dr. Weilizhao


Dr. Almerinda Pareira


Prof. Bart Van Overmeire


Dr. Mumdzhiev


Dr. Darina Chovancova


Dr. Dhana Raj Aryal

Deputy Director & Chief Consultant Paediatrician,
Head, Deparment of Neonatology, Paropakar Maternity and women’s Hospital, Thapathali, Kathmandu.

Association Of Paediatric Society Of South East Asian
Region (APSSEAR ) -Member, Advisory Board –1997-2000.

Association of Asia pacific Paediatric Society (APPA) -Member, Advisory Board –2010 till date

President- 2010-2012, President Elect- 2008-2010, Vice President -2003-2005, Chief Editor – 2002- 2004 , Vice President (1998-2002, 2004-2006), Gen. Secretary (1994- 1998), Treasurer (1990-1994)

Life Member, President, Perinatal Society of Nepal 2007 -2009. Treasurer (1997-2002).

Life Member, Nepal Medical Association.

Life Member, Child Development Society.

Member – National Neonatal Technical Advisory committee, Department of Health
Member – Safe motherhood and Neonatal Sub Committee, Department of Health
Member – Technical Working Group for Development of Community Based Neonatal Care Package – CB- NCP, Department of Health Services
Member National Maternal, Neonatal and child health technical advisory committee as president of Nepal Paediatric Society of Nepal.
Member- Technical Working Group – National Maternal and Perinatal Death review Committee. Department of Health Services.
Member Technical Working Group in the development of training manual of Skilled Birth Attendant
Member- National committee of Immunization Program.
Involved in the development Paediatric Guideline in HIV. UNICEF
Member Hospital development Board of Paropakar Maternity and women’s Hospital


Dr. Gonzalo Gimbruno


Dr. A M K Jogjai


Dr. Manuel Katz

Dr. Manuel Katz


Dr. Mancilla


Dr. Rafael Schiffino