Global Experts Meeting on Infectious Diseases
Joseph L. Mathew
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India
Joseph L. Mathew is Professor of Pediatric Pulmonology at the Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. He has expertise in three areas viz pediatric respiratory diseases, vaccination/immunization of public health importance, and evidence-based health-care decision-making.
During the past two decades, Dr. Mathew has contributed extensively to further the understanding of the management of childhood asthma, tuberculosis, cystic fibrosis and pneumonia. He has led several research projects and published extensively in these areas. He has also contributed to evidence-based policy-making for several respiratory conditions as well as vaccination of public health importance in the context of developing countries. Dr. Mathew developed the KNOW ESSENTIALS tool for evidence-informed decision-making in resource-limited settings. He has over 200 peer-reviewed publications to his credit and delivered numerous presentations in national and international meetings. Dr. Mathew serves on several WHO Commitees, scientific committees of International societies and national Pediatrics committees.