In celebrating twenty years of advocating greater access to existing and new vaccines for the world’s poor, the Sabin Vaccine Institute convened experts from around the world – leaders from industry, government, NGOs and academia – to examine key lessons from recent efforts to address pressing global health challenges and share insights on emerging immunization trends.  

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Dr. Ciro de Quadros: Twenty Years of Advancing Public Health Solutions

Dr. Seth Berkley: Paradigm Shift: From Dependency to Country Ownership

Dr. Anthony Fauci: Vaccine Researach Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Two Decades

Dr. Julio Frenk: Global Health and Vaccination (video)

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Click here to view a recap blog post from the Global Health Technologies Coalition. 

Click here to view the press release. 

The Symposium featured remarks from:

Dr. Margaret Chan
World Health Organization 
Dr. Anthony Fauci
National Institute of Allergy
  and Infectious Diseases
Dr. Carissa Etienne
Pan American Health Organization
Dr. Seth Berkley
GAVI Alliance
Dr. Julio Frenk
Harvard School of Public Health 
Dr. Lance Gordon
Director for Neglected Infectious Diseases
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Mickey Chopra
Chief of Health, Associate Director
  of Programmes

Dr. Mahendra Suhardono
Marketing Director
on behalf of 
Developing Countries Vaccine
  Manufacturers Network   

Dr. Julie Gerberding
Merck Vaccines
on behalf of 
International Federation of 
  Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
  & Associations  

Mr. Morton Hyman
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Sabin Vaccine Institute


Dr. Jon Andrus
Deputy Director
Pan American Health Organization
Dr. Peter Hotez
Sabin Vaccine Institute
Dr. Ciro de Quadros
Executive Vice President
Sabin Vaccine Institute


Event Date: 
Friday, April 25, 2014
Event Address: 
525 23rd Street, NW Washington, DC Conference Room A (Ground Floor)
Event Location: 
Pan American Health Organization
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