Malaria Vaccine R&D and Immunization - Lessons Learned & Considerations for Global Health Impact
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Global Vaccine and Immunization Research Forum (GVIRF): Malaria Vaccine R&D and Immunization
The first-generation malaria vaccine RTS,S/ASO1 is an important advance in combatting a difficult pathogen and illustrates critical obstacles facing the vaccine and immunization communities. Using RTS,S/AS01 as a case study, this webinar explored lessons learned and discussed vaccine R&D considerations for malaria and other diseases of global health importance prevalent in resource-limited settings.
Webinar Topics (see Agenda)
- The RTS,S/AS01 vaccine and lessons learned
- Future malaria R&D priorities and strategies
- Vaccine development hurdles and challenges
- Implementation and distribution considerations
- Manufacturing and accessibility impediments
- Safety and regulatory concerns
- Resources and global collaboration
The Global Vaccine and Immunization Research Forum (GVIRF) is a global meeting that brings together the entire vaccine and immunization research community and organized by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and the World Health Organization (WHO).