Initial lessons from public-private partnerships in drug and vaccine development.

  title={Initial lessons from public-private partnerships in drug and vaccine development.},
  author={Colin Wheeler and Seth Berkley},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={79 8},
In recent years, venture capital approaches have delivered impressive results in identifying and funding promising health discoveries and bringing them to market. This success has inspired public sector experiments with "social venture capital" approaches to address the dearth of affordable treatment and prevention for diseases of the developing world. Employing the same focus on well-defined and measurable objectives, and the same type of connections to pool and deploy resources as their for… CONTINUE READING

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