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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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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