Meeting: Strengthening the Mechanisms to Plan, Coordinate, Finance, and Execute Research and Development to Meet Health Needs in Developing Countries
Washington, DC, on December 18th, 2012
The HHS Office of Global Health requested that the IOM Board on Global Health plan a meeting on strengthening the mechanisms to plan, coordinate, finance, and execute research and development to meet health needs in developing countries. Discussion issues could include approaches to research priority setting, an enumeration of leading gaps in global health R&D, R&D planning and costing, the private sector role in global health R&D, the creation of effective global health research networks, the building of R&D capacity in developing countries, innovations in financing the global health R&D enterprise, and principles of global health R&D management.
As part of this meeting, there will be a listening session open to the public. Members of the public are invited to offer brief 5-minute remarks on the Consultative Expert Working Group’s report and the US Government role in the process. The meeting will be held at the US National Academies’ Keck Center in Washington, DC, on December 18 at 4 pm. Registration is required, and attendance can be in person or by phone.