Apologies for any cross-postings
In today's on-line edition of USA Today (www.usatoday.com), the
following list of development professionals whose lives were lost in the
Swissair Crash has been posted:
Dr. Jonathan Mann, a top pioneer in the fight against AIDS and current
dean of Allegheny University of the Health Sciences School of Public
Health in Philadelphia. Mann, an American, was the first director of the
World Health Organization's global program on AIDS and was en route to a
meeting of AIDS experts.
Mary-Lou Clements-Mann, Mann's American wife. A professor in the
Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins University in
Baltimore. She specialized in research into vaccines.
Pierce Gerety, director of African Great Lakes operations at the U.N.
High Commissioner of Refugees. An American, Gerety was a veteran of
refugee operations in Sudan, Philippines, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia
and the Great Lakes area around Rwanda, Congo and Burundi.
Kathryn Calvert-Mazy, UNHCR senior social welfare officer. A Frenchwoman
with seven years experience at the refugee agency.
Joachim Bilger, controller of the World Intellectual Property
Ludwig Beaumler, a WIPO official.
Yves de Roussan, UNICEF regional adviser for Central and Eastern Europe
and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Ingrid Acevedo, the director of public relations for the U.S.
Committee for UNICEF.
The IDN extends our sympathies and condolences to the families, friends
and colleagues of all whose lives were lost in this tragedy.