Vaccines and World Health

Vaccines and World Health

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This timely work deals with the application of biotechnologic innovations to improve health throughout the world. The text focuses on the role of vaccines, existing and proposed, in preventing and controlling diseases in the poorer countries. It clarifies the interrelations of science, technology, economics, epidemiology, and other disciplines needed to take a vaccine from concept to reality. The particular concerns of each participating group are discussed with ways to minimize risks and hazards. This book is essential reading for laboratory investigators, primarily in the industrialized world, who generate the products of biotechnology; administrators of public health programs in developing countries; and the evaluators, managers, production specialists, and others who make the product qfrom the bench to the bushq. Students of medicine, immunology, public health, public policy, development studies, and related fields will find this book invaluable.The intent of governments that have such laws is to make these products available at the lowest cost for the benefit of their citizens. Many countries also prohibit the patenting of living organisms. ... about differing IPR regulations arose between the United States and Thailand, largely over Article 9 of Thailanda#39;s patent law, anbsp;...

Title:Vaccines and World Health
Author:Paul F. Basch
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1994


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