CFR Symposium on Food and Drugs: Can Safety Be Ensured in a Time of Increased Globalization?

Directors: Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, and Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health
January 31, 2011 - January 31, 2011

Symposium Backgrounder

Symposium Sessions

Conference Panel Session

The Scale of the Challenge: Overview and Case Studies

Introductory Speaker:

Margaret Ann Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Speakers:

David Heymann, Head and Senior Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House, United Kingdom, Gary Jay Kushner, Partner and Leader, Food and Agriculture Practice Area, Hogan Lovells US, LLP, Paul B. Orhii, Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Nigeria

Presider:

Richard E. Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News
January 31, 2011

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Conference Panel Session

Policy Challenges in a Globalized Era

Speakers:

Dirceu Barbano, Acting Director-Chairman, National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance, Brazil, Margaret Ann Hamburg, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Howard Zucker, Senior Adviser, Division of Global Health and Human Rights, Massachusetts General Hospital; Former Assistant Director-General, World Health Organization

Presider:

Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs
January 31, 2011

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Conference Panel Session

Potential Solutions

Speakers:

Caroline Smith DeWaal, Food Safety Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Aline Plançon, Head of INTERPOL-IMPACT Project and Head of Medical Products Counterfeiting and Pharmaceutical Crime Unit (MPCPC), INTERPOL, France, Michael Robach, Vice President, Corporate Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Cargill, Inc., Greg Simon, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Policy, Pfizer, Inc.

Presider:

Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
January 31, 2011

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