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Bangladesh collaborators: Prof Jahangir Khan and Prof Alayne Adams

Brazil collaborators: Prof Jorge Iriart, Mr Eduardo Marinho, Prof Vilma Santana, Ms Margarete Santos

Pakistan collaborator: Mr Saeed Awan

Niger collaborators: Dr Djibo Douma and Mr Balla Souley

Who are the members of the CLEAR collaboration?

The collaboration has over 20 members across 7 countries and 5 continents. Members include experienced researchers from leading research institutions in Bangladesh, Brazil, Niger and Pakistan, high-level knowledge users from national ministries of health and labour in the four partner countries, and interdisciplinary experts from McGill University and other Canadian and US universities. As well, there are also observers from the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

McGill team

Dr Anne Andermann, Director, Child Labour Evidence to Action Research (CLEAR) collaboration and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Dr Ann Macaulay, Director, Participatory Research at McGill (PRAM) and Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Dr Kirsten Johnson, Director, McGill Humanitarian Studies Initiative (HSI) and Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Dr Marc Laporta, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health, Douglas Institute, and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Prof Myriam Denov, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Bangladesh team

Prof Jahangir Khan, Lead Health Economist, Health Systems and Economics Unit, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Prof Alayne Adams, Senior Social Scientist, Centre for Equity and Health Systems, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr Tajul Islam Abdul Bari, Deputy Programme Manager, Child Health Programme, Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Brazil team

Dr Vilma Santana, Director, Integrated Program in Occupational and Environmental Health, Institute for Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil and formerly Co-Chair, Knowledge Network on Employment Conditions and Health for the WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health

Prof Jorge Iriart, Professor, Maternal-Child Health, Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

Dr Guilherme Netto, Director, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Ministry of Health, Brasilia, Brazil

Niger team

Dr Djibo Douma Maiga, Chair, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Abdou Moumouni University, and Coordinator, National Program on Mental Health, Ministry of Health, Niamey, Niger

Mr Ibrahim Balla Souley, Work Inspector, Ministry of Employment and Social Security, and Coordinator, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), ILO Niger Office

Dr Rebecca Freeman-Grais, Director, Epidemiology and Population Health, Epicentre, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Paris, France

Pakistan team

Dr Muazzam Nasrullah, Co-Director, Child Labour Evidence to Action Research collaboration and Adjunct Professor, Injury Control and Research Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

Prof Farooq Naseer, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

Mr Saeed Awan, Director, Centre for the Improvement of Working Conditions and Environment (CIWCE), Labour and Human Resource Department, Government of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Interdisciplinary supporting members

Dr Theresa Betancourt, Director, Research Program on Children and Global Adversity and Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA

Prof Peter Dorman, Consultant, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, ILO and Faculty, Political Economy, Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, USA

Dr Lisa Andermann, Head, Cultural Consultation Team, Mount Sinai Hospital and an Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Prof Ryoa Chung, Associate Professor, Dept of Philosophy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada

Prof Nicholas King, Director, MEDEC Lab (Measurement, Ethics, and Decision-making Collaborative) and Assistant Professor, Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

High level global observers

Dr Susan Gunn, Senior Technical Specialist - Hazardous Child Labour, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva, Switzerland

Dr Chiara Servili, Consultant and former Technical Officer, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland

Prof Timothy Evans, Director of Health Nutrition & Population, World Bank, Washington, DC, USA (formerly World Health Organization

Dr Kumanan Rasanathan, Health Specialist, Knowledge Management and Implementation Research Unit, Health Section, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), New York, USA

The Child Labour Evidence to Action Research collaboration during their 2nd inte
The Child Labour Evidence to Action Research collaboration during their 2nd international meeting at McGill University

Back row (left to right): Mr Ibrahim Balla Souley (Niger), Will Affleck (Canada PhD student), Margarete Santos (Brazil PhD student), Prof Jorge Iriart (Brazil), Nazmul Alam (Bangladesh Postdoctoral fellow), Dr Vilma Santana (Brazil), Prof Jahangir Khan (Bangladesh), Mr Saeed Awan (Pakistan). Front row: Prof Alayne Adams (Bangladesh), Dr Djibo Douma Maiga (Niger), Dr Anne Andermann (Canada), Dr Susan Gunn (ILO observer), Dr Ann Macaulay (Canada), Dr Ali Okhowat (Canada PhD student).