Because there are so many informed voices (and differing opinions) on issues relating to advance market commitments to vaccine development, we hope periodically to include brief interviews on this site -- and encourage readers to post follow-up comments and questions. If you have recommendations on appropriate candidates for interview, post a comment or feel free to send me an email..
CGD Policy Blogs
There is a good article about vaccines in today's FT, which quotes the work that we have been doing:
The UK Government yesterday answered a written Parliamentary Question (a mechanism for formal statements of policy) on advance purchases of a malaria vaccine.
A group of researchers has published proposals for a new mechanism to improve collaboration and knowledge sharing on the development of medicines for tropical diseases.
In June 2004, at Sea Island, the G8 endorsed the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise. This is a mechanism, first proposed in June 2003, which aims to enhance coordination, information sharing and global collaboration amongst the world's HIV vaccine researchers in industrialized and developing countries in both private and public sectors.
Sebastian Mallaby writes in today's Washington Post (requires free registration) of the Bush administration's opportunity to find common ground with European allies on the issue of AIDS vaccine development.