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Getting the Miracle of Vaccines to Those Who Most Need Them

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Air date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 2:00:00 PM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
Views: Total views: 275, (126 Live, 149 On-demand)
Category: John R. LaMontagne - Infectious Diseases
Runtime: 01:01:32
Description: GAVI CEO Seth Berkley will describe the challenges and successes of bringing lifesaving vaccines to people who live in the poorest countries during the 2012 John Ring LaMontagne Memorial Lecture sponsored by NIAID. Titled "Getting the Miracle of Vaccines to Those Who Most Need Them." A physician and epidemiologist, Berkley has devoted his career to improving international public health primarily through vaccines. Before joining the GAVI Alliance in 2011, Berkley was the founding president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), a non-governmental organization dedicated to aggressively pursuing novel approaches to AIDS vaccine development.

The LaMontagne lecture honors contributions to NIH and public health made by Dr. LaMontagne during his 30-year career with NIAID. He earned international recognition, numerous accolades and widespread admiration for his distinguished leadership and accomplishments in fighting emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. He served as NIAID deputy director from 1998 until his untimely death in 2004.
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NLM Title: Getting the miracle of vaccines to those who most need them [electronic resource] / Seth Berkley.
Series: John Ring LaMontagne memorial lecture
Author: Berkley, Seth.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Other Title(s): John Ring LaMontagne memorial lecture
Abstract: (CIT): GAVI CEO Seth Berkley will describe the challenges and successes of bringing lifesaving vaccines to people who live in the poorest countries during the 2012 John Ring LaMontagne Memorial Lecture sponsored by NIAID. Titled "Getting the Miracle of Vaccines to Those Who Most Need Them." A physician and epidemiologist, Berkley has devoted his career to improving international public health primarily through vaccines. Before joining the GAVI Alliance in 2011, Berkley was the founding president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), a non-governmental organization dedicated to aggressively pursuing novel approaches to AIDS vaccine development. The LaMontagne lecture honors contributions to NIH and public health made by Dr. LaMontagne during his 30-year career with NIAID. He earned international recognition, numerous accolades and widespread admiration for his distinguished leadership and accomplishments in fighting emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. He served as NIAID deputy director from 1998 until his untimely death in 2004.
Subjects: Developing Countries
Immunization Programs
Vaccination
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: WA 115
NLM ID: 101587405
CIT Live ID: 11173
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?17282

 

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