TICAH-USA is a 501(c)(3) organization registered in New York.


Sylver Quevedo



Sylver is on the faculty of Medicine and Global Health at the University of California, San Francisco and Visiting Professor at the Aga Khan University in Nairobi, Kenya. He is involved in ambulatory care redesign, international efforts in medical education and health systems design and public-private partnerships in healthcare. He is also Chief Medical Officer for Healthy Humans, Inc. of Philadelphia.

Dr. Quevedo has also served on national boards and committees of the American Kidney Fund, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and the American College of Physicians.

David Winters

David Winters is currently an independent consultant in public health and governance programs based out of Geneva, Switzerland.

Until May 2012, he was the Global Fund for AIDS, TB, and Malaria’s director of country coordinating mechanisms (CCM’s). Prior to the Global Fund, David’s work focused on sexuality and reproductive health and LGBT rights within the Ford Foundation’s Human Rights Unit. David has been working in the area of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health programs, both in the US and internationally, since 1986.

David’s career in international health and development began in 1984 when he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. Born and raised in Southern California,David completed his BA in Asian Studies at UC Berkeley,and his masters in public health at Columbia University.

George F. Brown, MD, MPH

Dr. Brown is an international health consultant, specializing in reproductive health.

He currently serves as consultant to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Previous positions include Director, Health Equity, the Rockefeller Foundation; Vice President, International Programs, the Population Council; and Director, Population and Health Sciences, the International Development Research Centre. He has worked in reproductive health programs, including HIV/AIDS prevention, in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and was based in Haiti, Tunisia, and Morocco.

He resides in New York City. Dr. Brown has an MD from the University of Toronto, and a Masterof Public Health degree from Harvard University.

Katherine Bourne

Katherine Bourne is a consultant in international public health, with a particular interest in reproductive rights and health, gender and HIV.

Projects have included developing conceptual frameworks, designing program strategy, and designing and conducting evaluation for private sector, United Nations, and non-governmental organization clients.

Ms. Bourne teaches at NYU Wagner School of Public Policy and the Bard Program on Globalization and International Affairs. Ms. Bourne was Vice President for International Policy and Regional Programs at the International Women’s Health Coalition, and prior to that Vice President for Country and Regional Programs at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. Ms. Bourne has also worked with Pathfinder International, first as Country Representative for Vietnam and then as Director of Public Affairs. She lived in Beijing, China for several years as a consultant to the United Nations Population Fund.

Ms. Bourne has a Master’s of Public Health in International and Family Health from the University of Texas in Houston and a BA in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Lana Wong

Lana is based in Washington, DC after living abroad for 17 years in London, Nairobi, and Paris. She has diverse work experience as a photographer, television broadcaster, educator, and most recently, as the creative director of a World Bank climate change communications campaign.

In 1997, Lana founded Shootback – a youth photography and development project in the Nairobi slums that harnessed the creative voices of young Kenyans so they could tell their own stories. The youth’s powerful photos and words became the basis of a book, an international touring exhibition, a documentary film, and more. Over 15 years later, the project continues, offshoot slum photography and film groups have developed, and many Shootback students are now professional photographers and filmmakers.

Inspired by this experience and her creative collaborations with international organizations, local NGOs, foundations, youth, and artists, Lana is dedicated to working with TICAH to utilize the power of the arts for advocacy, education, and development

Lana earned a BA in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University and a Master’s in Photography from the Royal College of Art in London. She is married and has two sons.

Neil Thompson

Neil Thompson is a senior airline industry executive with Virgin Australia and an experienced board director in the non-profit sector.

He is currently a director of Plan International Australia and is a former director of Plan International Hong Kong. He has worked extensively in the Asia Pacific region.


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