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  • May 31, 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This seminar will be hosted on Zoom. Please register to receive the link and password two hours before the seminar. Please note that space is limited.

Speaker: Clarke Bhandari Cole – Research Fellow, WHO Collaborating Centre for Governance, Accountability, and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Sector at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy; Senior Associate, Global Vaccines Markets team, Clinton Health Access Initiative

Title: Global Vaccine Market Shaping

Bio:

Clarke Bhandari Cole is a Research Fellow at the WHO Collaborating Centre for Governance, Accountability, and Transparency in the Pharmaceutical Sector at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, and a Senior Associate on the Global Vaccines Markets team at Clinton Health Access Initiative. Clarke is currently seconded to the COVAX Facility where she has been involved in design and operationalization of the Facility, and more recently focuses on communications to economies participating in COVAX. At CHAI, she works to improve access to vaccines in low- and middle-income countries, with a focus on Indian-supplied vaccines and improving access to vaccines in middle income countries that have historically received limited donor funding. She also leads the team’s work to promote healthy markets for pneumococcal and rabies vaccines. She previously worked at the Access to Medicine Foundation, and has conducted global health research for organizations including LSE Health, the Global Strategy Lab at York University and the Centre for Ethical, Social and Cultural Risk at St. Michael’s Hospital. Clarke holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Hons.) from McMaster University with a specialization in global health and a MSc in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

About the Centre for Vaccine Preventable Diseases, DLSPH:

With leadership housed at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health, we are developing an interdisciplinary group of academic researchers, educators and public health advocates. Our vision is to catalyze cutting-edge research and education that maximizes the health benefits of immunization for everyone.

We aim to contribute locally and globally to healthy communities through excellence in interdisciplinary vaccine-preventable disease and immunization research and education.

Questions? Email us at cvpd.dlsph@utoronto.ca

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