Workshop on Research and Development of Medical Products” [fr]
The U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is organizing a workshop entitled “Global Health Risk Framework: A Workshop on Research and Development of Medical Products”. This event jointly hosted by the US Institute of Medicine and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong will be held from the 19th to the 21 st of august in the Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre.
The workshop will provide a forum for relevant stakeholders to describe and provide input on the core needs and strategies to facilitate development of medical products to prevent, diagnose, treat, and protect from emerging global infectious diseases.
The focus of the workshop will be on global systems and policy needs to foster communication, partnerships, and other strategies to advance medical product development. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions that will describe and examine:
▪ the current state of approaches and infrastructure
▪ barriers to effective and efficient research and development;
▪ potential strategies to address impediments to the research or development processes.
This workshop will focus on strategies to facilitate the development of medical products– including therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, and personal protective equipment. Key areas for consideration may include: product development, clinical development, optimization for development, regulatory review standards and systems, manufacturing, legal issues, and indicators relevant to medical product research and development.
Please register onlineshould you be interested to attend this workshop. Registration will be made on a first-come-first-served basis.