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
|17:00 – 17:20||Q&A|
|17:20 – 17:30||
Conclusion by the chair
- To describe the therapeutic approaches being developed in preparation for the next global health challenge
- To identify challenges in equity of access to these technologies
- To describe approaches being taken to address these challenges