Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines

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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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Open Labs, Open Minds: Breaking Down the Barriers to Innovation and Access to Medicines in the Developing World

Speaker: Andrew Witty
Presider: Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran

Andrew Witty, Chief Executive Officer of Glaxosmithkline, speaks about innovative and economically sustainable new ways to ensure pharmaceutical access to populations in the developing world. This meeting is part of the CEO speaker series which aims to educate the CFR membership on the private sector's important role in the policy debate by engaging the global business community's top leadership. Members benefit from hearing CEOs' perspectives as well as interacting with them in an informal setting; in turn, CEOs have the opportunity to highlight the work of their organization and strengthen their relationship with CFR.

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Food and Drug Safety: Potential Solutions

Speakers: Caroline Smith DeWal, Aline Plançon, Michael Robach, and Greg Simon
Presider: Laurie Garrett

Experts explore solutions for food and drug safety including stronger sanctions against organized crime, increased surveillance and monitoring of facilities, and better inter-country communication.

This session was part of CFR's Symposium on Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization? which was sponsored by CFR's International Institutions and Global Governance Program and made possible through generous support from the Robina Foundation.

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Food and Drug Safety: Policy Challenges in a Globalized Era

Speakers: Dirceu Barbano and Margaret Ann Hamburg
Presider: Susan Dentzer

Experts review case studies that frame the complexities of the food and drug supply chains and the policies which need to be addressed in order to protect consumers from fraud and food outbreaks.

This session was part of CFR's Symposium on Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization? which was sponsored by CFR's International Institutions and Global Governance Program and made possible through generous support from the Robina Foundation.

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Food and Drug Safety: The Scale of the Challenge

Speakers: David Heymann, Gary Jay Kushner, and Paul B. Orhii
Introductory Speakers: Richard N. Haass and Margaret Ann Hamburg
Presider: Richard E. Besser

Experts discuss the implications of importing and exporting food, drugs, and other consumer products in a globalized economym, as well as how to manage the quality of these products.

This session was part of CFR's Symposium on Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization? which was sponsored by CFR's International Institutions and Global Governance Program and made possible through generous support from the Robina Foundation.

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Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy: Session Three: Foreign Policy

Speakers: Helen Branswell and John Lange
Presider: Laurie Garrett

Watch experts discuss the U.S. foreign policy implications of a global pandemic including access to vaccinations and effects on trade.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy, which was cosponsored with Science Magazine.

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