ISAC Honorary Membership 2019

ISAC Honorary Membership is conferred upon persons who have brought outstanding contributions to antimicrobial chemotherapy. The 2019 awardee is Professor Shaheen Mehtar. As long-time founding member and leader of Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), Professor Mehtar has fostered collaboration and scientific exchange between African countries and succeeded in building strong collaborations with international professional societies, as well as WHO and CDC. As an enthusiastic ambassador of the special needs for low- and middle-income countries, she is recognised as a strong voice and influence in Africa and beyond. She has also been recognised as recently leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone.

2019 Awardee


Professor Shaheen Mehtar is a Professor at the University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa.

Previous Awardees

2017 Professor Liu
2015 Lindsay Grayson
2015 David Hooper
2015 Robin Patel
2015 Craig Rubens
2013 Kurt Naber
2011 Fernando Baquero, Javier Garau, Helen Giamarellou
2009 A. M. Geddes
2007 G.N. Rolinson
2005 J. D. Williams
1985 R. Fujii, G. Gialdroni-Grassi, T. Ichikawa, G.H. Werner
1981 C. Grassi, P. Sensi
1977 G.F. Gause, P. Malek
1975 G.K. Daikos, H.P. Kuemmerle, P. Preziosi, R. Rentchnik
1973 E. Chain, J. Treffouel
1971 M. Finland, L.P. Garrod
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