A6 - Prospects of innovative pharmaceutical sciences to combat global health challenges in the future



Prof. Giovanni Pauletti (United States)


The pharmaceutical sciences have played huge role in combatting the global health challenge of the COVID pandemic through the development of vaccines and new therapeutics. Despite these advances, challenges remain, particularly with regards to equity of access to these technologies.

This session will discuss how the pharmaceutical sciences are preparing for future global health challenges, including addressing the challenges of equity of access to technologies.


16:00 – 16:10      Introduction by the chair 

16:10 – 16:35


Development of vaccines in Africa 
Dr Eluemuno Blyden, Avril Biopharma, Inc., Sierre Leone

16:35 – 17:00


Title to be confirmed
Mr Chima Amadi, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Nigeria

17:00 – 17:20   Q&A 
17:20 – 17:30


Conclusion by the chair 

Learning Objectives

  1. To describe the therapeutic approaches being developed in preparation for the next global health challenge
  2. To identify challenges in equity of access to these technologies
  3. To describe approaches being taken to address these challenges
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