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Policy Cures Seminar: Transforming Access to Medicines for Neglected Diseases-Innovative Ideas and New Tools

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 16:00 to 18:00

Seminar: 4 – 5 pm

Drinks: 5 - 6pm

Venue: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT

The London International Development Centre invites you to a seminar on issues that are transforming neglected disease management, and the challenges these pose for policymakers. The seminar marks the official launch of PolicyCures: A non-profit research organisation with a mission to provide innovative ideas and analysis to accelerate development and uptake of new pharmaceutical products for developing world diseases.

Chair: Jeff Waage, Director, London International Development Centre

Speakers: Mary Moran- Director, Policy Cures

David Heymann- Head and Senior Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Rob Horne - Head of the Department of Practice and Policy and Professor of Behavioural Medicine , The School of Pharmacy

Rosanna Peeling- Professor and Chair of Diagnostics Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

RSVP to admin@lidc.bloomsbury.ac.uk on a first come, first served basis.