The Visceral Leishmaniasis Scientific Advisory Committee is comprised of leading members of the VL research community and policy advisors in the affected health communities. It is responsible for advising on the Platform governance, design and implementation. The Chair of the VL SAC is also a member of the IDDO Board to ensure representation of the VL platform and effective communication. 

Professor Ahmed Mudawi Musa
Professor of immunology and infectious diseases
Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum
Dr Jorge Alvar
Senior Leishmaniasis Adviser
DNDi
Dr Koert Ritmeijer
NTD Adviser
Médecins Sans Frontières – Operational Centre Amsterdam
Professor Shyam Sundar
Programme Director
Kala-Azar Medical Research Centre
Professor Simon Croft
Chair
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine