Melanie Bannister-Tyrrell

Principal Adviser

Melanie Kate Bannister-Tyrrell

Melanie is an epidemiologist with more than 10 years of transdisciplinary expertise in infectious disease prevention, control and elimination. She has substantial experience working in One Health, health security and malaria elimination, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.

Melanie has been the lead author on several major reports on health security for international organizations and governments, contributed to strengthening surveillance of antimicrobial resistance across human and animal health sectors in Indonesia, conducted research and consultancies on malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Subregion, and developed classroom-based and eLearning modules on zoonotic disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance for global field epidemiology training programs and The Fleming Fund.

Melanie’s One Health expertise extends to environmental and plant health, including development of innovative surveillance approaches for crop pests and diseases in Ghana, and research on weather and climate impacts on outbreak-prone infectious diseases.

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