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Prof Helen Rees is the the Executive Director of Wits University's largest research institute, Wits RHI and is globally recognised for her work on HIV, vaccines and reproductive health.
She was a member of the WHO Review Committee on the Role of the International Health Regulations (2005) in the Ebola Outbreak and Response, tasked with making recommendations to the WHO about steps required to improve the global response to public health emergencies.
She is the Co-Chair of the WHO SAGE Working Group on Ebola Vaccines and Co-chaired the WHO High-Level Meeting on Ebola Vaccines with the Director-General of the WHO.
She has received one of South Africa’s highest awards, the South African National Order of the Baobab, for her contribution to medicine and to medical research.