Members

TATFAR is comprised of government agencies from Canada, EU, U.S. and Norway and is co-chaired by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the European Commission – Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety.

Co-Chairs

Larry Kerr
Director, Pandemics and Emerging Threats Office
Office of Global Affairs
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

John F. Ryan
Director for Public Health, Country Knowledge, Crisis Management
Directorate General for Health and Food Safety
European Commission

United States
  • Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID)
  • Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
  • U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
European Union
  • European Commission – Directorate-General for Health and Consumers (EC-DG SANTE)
  • European Commission – Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (EC-DG RTD)
  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
  • European Medicines Agency (EMA)
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
  • Council of the European Union (Ex officio member)
Canada
  • Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
  • Health Canada (HC)
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Norway
  • Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH)
  • Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI)