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Every June NBR’s Center for Health and Aging invites top decision-makers in science, policy, industry, medicine, and public health to Seattle to discuss how to realize the dream of a healthier future through the effective utilization of scientific advances combined with appropriate policies for prevention, early detection, and early treatment of disease.


Perspectives from Industry: Tiered Pricing and Vaccine Access

What are the key challenges to improving access to vaccines in the 21st century? As a follow-up to the 2011 Expert Interview with Ambassador Mark Dybul, NBR spoke with pharmaceutical leaders Mark Feinberg (Merck Vaccines at Merck & Co.), Suresh Jadhav (Serum Institute of India Ltd.), and Jean Stéphenne (GSK Biologicals) about industry perspectives on the increasingly complex nature of vaccine development and the need for a revised tiered pricing structure that better addresses the needs of low- and middle-income countries.

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Perspectives from Industry: Tiered Pricing and Vaccine Access