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30-Oct-2013

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Contact: Nick Seaver
nseaver@burnesscommunications.com
301-280-5727
Burness Communications

Unlocking the secret of global health victories

Engaging new partners to save lives

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund), along with the New York Academy of Sciences and Japan Society, will host a panel discussion comprised of preeminent global health experts to examine recent successes and setbacks in global health and what they see as the secret ingredient to moving a vaccine, cure or diagnostic across the finish line and into the field.

Panelists will provide their unique perspectives on:

The discussion will include an opportunity for questions from attendees. A networking reception will follow the panel.

When: 6-8:30pm
November 12, 2013

Who:

Panelists:

Moderated:

Where:

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017

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For more information on this event, please visit http://bit.ly/GHITEvent or email nseaver@burnesscommunications.com.

About the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund is a non-profit organization aimed at mobilizing Japanese R&D for global health. A public-private partnership between the Government of Japan, a consortium of Japanese pharmaceutical companies, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the GHIT Fund seeks to develop new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics for infectious diseases prevalent in developing countries. More information is available at http://www.ghitfund.org.



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