Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines

Policy Innovation Memorandum No. 48

Designing a Global Coalition of Medicines Regulators

Authors: Stewart M. Patrick and Jeffrey Wright

The marketplace for medicines is highly fragmented and globalized, posing acute public health threats. Stewart Patrick and Jeffrey Wright assert that a global coalition of medicines regulators, designed with distinct features in mind, would better ensure the safety and integrity of our medicines.

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Map: Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks

Authors: Laurie Garrett and Andrei Henry

This interactive map visually plots global outbreaks of measles, mumps, whooping cough, polio, rubella, and other diseases that are easily preventable by inexpensive and effective vaccines. The Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations has been tracking news reports on these outbreaks since the fall of 2008. This project aims to promote awareness of a global health problem that is easily preventable.

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From IAVI to GAVI: A Conversation with Seth Berkley on the Future of Vaccines and Global Health

Speaker: Seth F. Berkley
Presider: Laurie Garrett

Seth Berkley, president, chief executive officer, and founder of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and incoming chief executive officer of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) joined us for this unique insider look at his plans for the future of GAVI, and its position in the larger landscape of global health.

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