Global health funding is lecture topic, April 24
Posted April 19, 2007; 04:46 p.m.
University of Oxford researcher Andrew Farlow will discuss the outlook for initiatives to improve global health in a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Farlow's talk is titled "The State of Global Health Funding Initiatives: Short-Term Placebos and Long-Term Solutions." He is a senior research fellow at the Saïd Business School and a research fellow at Oriel College, both at Oxford, where he has initiated a multidisciplinary, policy-oriented research project on global health innovations. He is the author of the forthcoming book, "The Science, Economics and Politics of Malaria Vaccine Policy."
The discussion will be moderated by Adel Mahmoud, a senior policy analyst and lecturer in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Molecular Biology. Mahmoud is the former president of Merck Vaccines and an expert on disease control in the developing world.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School.