2013 Research and Hope Awards -- Robert Hugin's Remarks

Thank you John and thank you Anita [Brickman – local TV reporter who is event MC] for hosting tonight’s celebration.

Let me echo John’s welcome and thank our partners – all representing important elements of the health care ecosystem of innovation – as well as our media partners.

Your support has been crucial to the success of this wonderful event.

Tonight, I stand between you, a good dinner, the far more inspiring Dr. Tom Frieden and the reason we’re all here… honoring the achievements of doctors Fu, Lowy and Schiller and GlaxoSmithKline’s malaria vaccine team.

A Healthy Dose of Dedication and Compassion

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It doesn't take long to understand why biopharmaceutical research companies have conducted more than 800 clinical trials in Montana.

The Public Health Value of Vaccines Acceptance

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Spotlight on PhRMA Research & Hope Awards

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John J. Castellani Remarks: 2013 Research and Hope Awards

Health Care Reform in Turkey

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Turkey is at the vanguard of a global trend of implementing universal health coverage. Building on that leadership position, Prime Minister Erdoğan has set a goal for Turkey to become a global leader in the delivery of health services over the next decade. A key element of developing the health care market in Turkey is expanding the country’s biopharmaceutical sector.

Impact on Improving Public Health

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Today, PhRMA and its 2013 Research & Hope Awards partners are honoring visionaries in the vaccines and immunization field.

Vaccines are essential health resources

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U.S. Rep. Clyburn Explains How Clinical Trials Provide Opportunity to Address Health Disparities

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As you may know from a previous Catalyst post, late last month we unveiled a new report on Research in Your Backyard: Pharmaceutic


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