Global Health Research Congress

0 Moving vaccines away from the horse-and-buggy stage

Today is the first full day of the Pacific Health Summit, which this year is focused on vaccines and “harnessing opportunity in the 21st Century.” Harnessing seems like the right word. Vaccines are kind of horse-and-buggy. They are perhaps the single most cost-effective and powerful health intervention that exists. Yet…

0 Seattle’s week of private meetings on global health

This week, several “invitation-only” meetings will be held in Seattle featuring hundreds of leading experts in global health from around the world. They all revolve around the Pacific Health Summit, which starts Wednesday. One of those confabs orbiting the summit is the Global Health Research Congress, which starts today. Launched…