Advisory Board

Life Support Foundation Advisory Board


Dr Mpoki M Ulisubisya

Mpoki2Dr Mpoki is the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health, Community Development Gender, Elderly and Children in the United Republic of Tanzania. He was previously Executive Director of Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital and Head of the Department of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care at Muhimbili National Hospital. He is a specialist Anaesthesiologist and was trained in Tanzania, Australia and India. Dr Mpoki was one of the founders of the MKAIC collaboration and has advised Life Support Foundation since its creation.

Associate Professor Agneta Wikman

Agneta Wikman2Agneta Wikman is a senior consultant and associate professor in Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine. She has large experience of all routines in the Blood Bank and in blood transfusions and the treatment of bleeding patients, and has active research in the field. She has been the president of the Swedish Society of Transfusion Medicine 2006-2012 and is the Scientific Advisor for the National Board of Health and Welfare in Sweden.

Professor Jan Lindsten

Jan Lindsten2Jan Lindsten is a Consultant Doctor and Professor in Medical Genetics. He was Doctor-in-Charge and Hospital Director of Karolinska University Hospital from 1990-1994 and Hospital Director of Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen from 1994-1996. He was previously Dean of the Medical Faculty at Karolinska Institutet and held the prestigious position of Secretary General of the Nobel Committee for 12 years. He has been actively involved in healthcare in low-resource settings, working as a consultant to Muhimbili National Hospital and as a member of the Board of Operation Smile in Sweden.