rics at Emory and vice-chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics. She spent four years working on issues of childhood disease and mortality at the International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh. In 1995-1996 she was a visiting scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO). She is currently a member of the Executive Board of the Atlanta-based WHO Collaborating Center in Reproductive Health, the Advisory Board for the Saving Newborn Lives Initiative of Save the Children, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Perinatal Research Society, the American Pediatric Society, and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Her extensive research and publications have focused on low birth weight and premature newborns, preventing and treating neonatal infections, and the global impact of neonatal infections. Dr. Stoll is on the Steering Committee of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neonatal Research Network and is one of the principal investigators of the collaborative network. In addition, Dr. Stoll practices neonatology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
ANNA ALISJAHBANA, M.D., Ph.D., is professor emeritus of pediatrics in the School of Medicine at Padjadjaran University in Indonesia and director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Perinatal and Maternal and Child Care in Indonesia. She has studied many aspects of perinatal care, including community-based training of traditional birth attendants in rural areas. In addition, Dr. Alisjahbana has served as a technical consultant for the Asian Development Bank, World Health Organization, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the government of Indonesia on a number of programs to improve perinatal outcomes and early child development. She has published on a range topics including patterns of birthweight in rural Indonesia, prevention of hypothermia in low weight infants, ways to improve health care services to prevent maternal mortality, and appropriate technology for resuscitation of newborns. She is founder and chairperson of Surya Kanti Foundation, a nonprofit organization working with children 0-5 years of age with developmental disabilities. The foundation clinic provides services to more than 8,000 patients per year.
ABHAY BANG, M.D., M.P.H., received his M.D. in India and an M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. He is currently living, working, and conducting research in Gadchiroli, India, where he has been the director of SEARCH (Society for Education, Action, and Research in Community Health) since 1986. The major areas of action and research are reproductive health of women, monitoring child mortality, alcoholism in men, reproductive health of men, acute respiratory infections in children,