DATURA project governance

*Dr Paula Munderi will be the Chair of the Project Steering Committee.

A list of project participants follows (sorted by role):

  • Project Coordinators
  • Independent experts
  • Research participant representative
  • Country Principal Investigators
  • Work Package leaders
  • Sponsor representative
  • Observer – non-voting member
  • Data and Safety Monitoring Board
  Field of competence Home institution

Project Coordinators

Dr Didier Laureillard Infectious diseases UMR1058-PCCI, Montpellier
University Hospital, Nîmes, France
Prof.François-Xavier Blanc Pulmonary diseases University Hospital, Nantes, France

Independent experts

Prof. Martin Boeree Pulmonary diseases -Tuberculosis Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Dr Paula Munderi HIV Care Research Director of HIV Prevention, UNAIDS
Prof. Kelly Dooley Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, US
Prof. Fabrice Bonnet Infectious diseases
Intense-TBM project coordinator
University Hospital, Bordeaux, France
Prof. Jerome A. Singh Bio-Ethics and Law Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada

Research participant representative

Mrs Jeanne Gapiya-Niyonsima


Rights protection and advocacy Chair and founder of the National Association for Support for HIV-Positive People with AIDS (ANSS) in Burundi.

Country Principal Investigators

Dr SAMRETH Sovannarith 


Infectious diseases National Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STD (NCHADS), Phnom Penh Cambodia
Prof. Charles Kouanfack


Infectious diseases Central Hospital of Yaoundé, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Dr Boubacar Djelo Diallo


Respiratory diseases Ignace Deen Hospital, Conakry, Guinea
Dr Conrad Muzoora Infectious diseases Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda


Prof. Eric-Walter Pefura-Yona Jamot Hospital, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Dr PRAK Narom NCHADS, Phnom Penh, Cambodia


Dr DANG Thi Minh Hà

Dr NGUYEN Duc Bang

Research programme

Respiratory diseases

Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Dr Kondwelani J. Mateyo Respiratory diseases University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia


Work Package leaders

Prof. Nicolas Nagot Trials methodology – Epidemiology UMR1058-PCCI, Montpellier
University Hospital, Montpellier, France
Dr. John M. Tembo Research scientist – Pathogenic Biology HerpeZ Limited, Lusaka, Zambia
Dr. Maryline Bonnet Respiratory diseases – Research Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Montpellier, France
Prof. Sven Gudmund Hinderaker Research on tuberculosis Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway

Sponsor representative

Mr. Jean Jeremie-Rassat Project Manager Inserm-ANRS, Paris, France

Observer – Non-voting member

Mrs Debora Bade Project officer

Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)

Field of competence
Home institution
Prof. Peter Godfrey-Fausset TB/HIV UNAIDS, Switzerland
Prof. Anthony D. Harries TB/HIV The Union, France
Dr Riitta Dlodlo TB/HIV The Union, France
Dr. Adrienne Shapiro Infectious Diseases University of Washington, USA
Dr Philippe Flandre Biostatistics/Epidemiology University Hospital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France