Reports 2020



GRIP members met in Mexico City to dicuss the global problem of Antimicrobial Resistance and how to tackle the specific challenges faced by Latin America as the region strives for rational antibiotic use.


Global Respiratory Infection Partnership (GRIP) Members

Prof. Sabiha Essack, Chair of GRIP

South African Research Chair in Antibiotic Resistance and One Health and Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), South Africa

Prof. Attila Altiner

General Practitioner, Head of the Institute of the General Practice of the University of Rostock

Mr John Bell

Principal Advisor to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Pharmacy Self Care Programme; Practitioner/Teacher in Primary Health Care at the Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Dr Doug Burgoyne

Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Utah College of Pharmacy and former President and CEO of Veridicus Health

Dr Sergio Caretta

Founder and Director of the Center for Respiratory Disease in the State of Mexico, President of the Mexican Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Guest Speaker

Carlos Lacava

Vice-president of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

RB Global

Adrian Shephard

Global Medical Marketing Director

Graça Coutinho

Global Medical Lead Respiratory

Imran Lodhi

Regional Medical Affairs Director

Dr Martin Duerden

Fellow of the UK Royal College of General Practitioners, and Medical Adviser, Centre for, Cardiff University

Prof. Antonio Carlos Pignatari

Professor of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Special Clinical Microbiology, Laboratory of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil

Dr Aurelio Sessa

Family Physician and Senior Partner, Varese, Italy. Italian College of General Practitioners and Primary Care (SIMG)

Dr Wirat Tongrod

Lecturer at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Former Dean Assistant at The Graduate School, Huachiew Chalermprakiat University

Dr Alike van der Velden

Assistant Professor, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands


Carme Gauxachs

Regulatory Affairs Director LATAM

Ana María Ocaña

Sr. Manager Medical Affairs LATAM

Margareth Terada

Medical Affairs Manager, Brazil

Roberto Morales

Marketing Director, LATAM

Fernando Cortés