Peter Piot awarded for his lifelong commitment to health from the World Health Organization
Our colleague Professor Peter Piot has been awarded a lifetime achievement award to recognise his outstanding contributions to advancing global health during the high-level opening session of the Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly.
Peter received the award alongside Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, both are leaders in global health working closely in the discovery of Ebola virus disease before advancing to leadership positions in public health.
Peter is being recognised for his leadership in the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic and other significant global health challenges. He has played a vital role in launching major global health initiatives such as UNAIDS, the Global Fund, and others that have improved health outcomes around the world.
He serves as the Special Advisor to the EC President, a Professor of Global Health and as the former Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Peter supports SRI Executive in an advisory capacity across our business
“We would like to congratulate Peter in this well-deserved achievement of over five decades of commitment to Global Health. It is a privilege to know him we pass on our congratulations to also Heidi and his family”- Seamus McGardle, Managing Director of SRI Executive.