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G-FINDER launch - Shared screen with speaker view
Policy Cures Research
23:51
Welcome to the launch
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24:10
Ricardo Baptista Leite is a Member of the Portuguese National Parliament, Vice-President of the Social Democratic Party Parliamentary Board and National Spokesperson for Health of the Social Democratic Party.
Policy Cures Research
24:19
Ricardo is the Founder and President of ‘UNITE – Global Parliamentarians Network to End Infectious Diseases’, a global platform of current and former policymakers created under the auspices of UNAIDS and committed to ending these public health threats by 2030 in accordance with the UN SDGs.
Policy Cures Research
24:28
In addition, Baptista Leite is Head of Public Health at the Institute of Health Sciences of Católica University of Portugal and Guest Lecturer at NOVA Medical School (Infectious Diseases and Microbiology). Formerly, he was the coordinator of the Sustainable Healthcare Unit at NOVA Information Management School.
Policy Cures Research
24:35
From 2015 to 2017, he was Deputy Mayor and City Councilor of Cascais, responsible for local health policy, academic partnerships, international relations, youth and employment policies. In the past, Ricardo Baptista Leite was a practicing physician during 7 years, including a 5-year Infectious Diseases residency program at the Western Lisbon Hospital Center, Coimbra Hospital Center and Amadora-Sintra Hospital.
Policy Cures Research
30:16
Paul Barnsley
Policy Cures Research
30:24
Paul’s role as a Senior Analyst involves management of the forthcoming report on emerging infection disease R&D and shaping the written content of the annual G-FINDER report.
Policy Cures Research
30:32
Paul has nine years’ experience as a health economist, which has included work with the United Kingdom’s Office of Health Economics, Deloitte Access Economics, and most recently a role as the senior health economist for the Royal Life Saving Society. His work in the health care sector has focused on the pharmaceutical industry, drowning prevention and epidemiology, and valuation of health care interventions.
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Earlier in his career, Paul worked in project finance and construction contracting with a major Australian law firm, assisting in the creation of legal and financial structures underlying large infrastructure projects. Paul also worked as a freelance information technology journalist and provided advice to the UK Charities Aid Foundation on prioritisation of corporate philanthropic spending.
Policy Cures Research
30:47
Paul’s academic work can be found in the Journal of Technology Assessment in Health, the Journal of Safety Research and BMJ Open.
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43:08
Nick Chapman
Policy Cures Research
43:15
As the CEO of Policy Cures Research, Nick is ultimately responsible for every project and publication, acting as the public face of the organisation while using his background in medicine to ensure that the annual G-FINDER report is clear, accurate and engaging.
Policy Cures Research
43:23
Nick has extensive experience in health policy and practice as a doctor, researcher and analyst, and since 2010 has specialised exclusively in understanding the policy and funding landscape for R&D targeting neglected diseases and other global health priority areas. His experience includes work on research tracking (including the G-FINDER project), strategy development, funding gap analysis and innovative financing mechanisms.
Policy Cures Research
43:31
Nick is a guest lecturer at the University of Sydney, an expert advisor on R&D to the Access to Medicines Index, and has been recognised by the Lowy Institute for International Policy as one of its ‘new voices’ in international policy. He has a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (Hons) and a Bachelor of Medical Science from the University of Tasmania, and a Master’s degree in human rights, focusing on international development and international law, from the University of Sydney.
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Honourable Moshoeshoe Fako
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47:58
Honorable Fako Moshoeshoe is a politician and Member of Parliament from Lesotho. He is a graduate of the University of Cape Town in radiology (Chest Reporting and Recording Systems) and is currently the joint chairperson of the All Basotho Convention (ABC) Caucus in Parliament and chairperson of the social cluster. He is also the chairperson of the Tuberculosis Caucus and an executive member of the Network of African Parliamentary Committees of Health. Honorable Moshoeshoe joined UNITE Global Parliamentarians Network in June 2020.
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Cécile Vernant
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58:52
Cécile Vernant is head of EU advocacy for Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW), an international development and advocacy organization focused on achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. Representing DSW in Brussels, Cécile focuses on global health, SRHR, and youth and women empowerment. Prior to joining DSW, she worked in EU public affairs as well as corporate marketing and crisis communication in her native France and the United States.
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01:04:54
Mark Feinberg
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01:05:03
Mark Feinberg, M.D., Ph.D., is president and CEO of IAVI where he leads a global team working to advance the development of vaccines and other biomedical innovations to protect against infection with HIV, TB, and other infectious diseases that disproportionately impact low-income countries.
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01:05:10
Prior to joining IAVI in late 2015, Feinberg served as chief public health and science officer with Merck Vaccines. In this role, he helped advance the development and global availability of vaccines against rotavirus, human papillomavirus, and other infectious diseases. He also led a range of research initiatives to address unmet health needs in low-income countries including the establishment of the MSD-Wellcome Trust Hilleman Laboratories and the coordination of a private-public partnership to expedite Ebola vaccine development. Previously, he spent more than 20 years exploring HIV/AIDS pathogenesis, treatment, and prevention research and the biology of emerging diseases in both academia and government.
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01:05:20
Feinberg holds an M.D. and a Ph.D. from Stanford University, and B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He pursued post-graduate medical training in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and postdoctoral fellowship training in the laboratory of Dr. David Baltimore at the Whitehead Institute. He has previously served as a faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco and the Emory University School of Medicine and as a medical officer in the Office of AIDS Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and as a fellow in the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.
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Feinberg is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Association of American Physicians. He served as the chair of the Interim Scientific Advisory Committee of the Collaboration for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and currently serves as a member of the CEPI Joint Coordinating Group and as a member of the Council of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.