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Vaccines and the Problem of Political Will

Workshop   19.07.2007






Boardroom, ESRC Genomics Policy and Research Forum

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09.30 Welcome

09.35 Session I

Prof Wilmot James (Executive Director, Africa Genome Education Institute)Vaccine development and the problem of political will

Prof Greg Hooks (Professor and Chair of Sociology, Washington State University) Vaccines, big science and global coordination

10.45 Break

11.00 Session II

Prof Heather Cubie (NHS Lothian R&D Director) HPV vaccine and vaccination programmes

Prof Melissa Leach (Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex) Science, public engagement and vaccination programmes in West Africa and Britain

12.10 Lunch

13.00 Session III

Prof Stuart Blume (Professor of Science and Technology Dynamics, University of Amsterdam) Vaccine development and production in the public sector: past, present and future

Becky Hanlin (PhD Student, INNOGEN, University of Edinburgh) Public-private partnerships and vaccine development

14.10 Break

14.30 Session IV

Dr Xiaobai Shen (Senior Lecturer in International and Chinese Business, University of Edinburgh) The development of SARS vaccine in China: public and private sector roles

Second speaker TBC

15.40 Break

16.00 Closing discussion including policy implications and further research

17.00 End

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