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



Prof. Giovanni Pauletti (FIP Scientific Secretary, USA)


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


Quantitative systems pharmacology to accelerate drug development for emerging global health challenges
Prof. Donald Mager, University of Buffalo, USA

16:35 – 17:00


Bridging the technology gap for improved global health response in Africa
Mr Chima Amadi, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Nigeria

17:00 – 17:20   Panel discussion and 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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