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We have decided to launch the report of the Center for Global Development Working Group, "Making Markets for Vaccines", on World Health Day, April 7th 2005.

We've been lucky to get some great speakers for the event. The line-up so far includes:

Nancy Birdsall - President, Center for Global Development
Rick Klausner - Executive Director, Global Health, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
James Greenwood - President, Biotech Industry Organization
Mark Feinberg - VP for Policy, Public Health, and Medical Affairs, Merck & Co., Inc
Melinda Moree - Director, Malaria Vaccine Initiative
Orin Levine - Director, Pneumo ADIP
Alice Albright - Chief Financial Officer, Vaccine Fund
Rudi Daems - Director Policy and Corporate Affairs, Chiron Vaccines

The launch will be at the offices of our legal team, Covington & Burling, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave, NW on April 7th, at 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

If you are thinking of coming, please RSVP to Shilpa Challa at by Monday April 4th.

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