Regulatory burden and the case of technology diffusion to developing countries

Dr. David Castle*,** Canada Research Chair in Science and Society, University of Ottawa and Diefenbaker Policy Fellow, University of Saskatchewan* gives a talk at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada

– explore technology diffusion in a systems context to identify bottlenecks in the regulatory process
– case study: introducing Hep B vaccine to mitigate the infectious disease burden in the developing world
– not a lot of innovative vaccines being introduced right now and they are expensive!
– huge vaccine funding gap
– modelling the problem, developing solutions!

https://www.emap.usask.ca/so_player/?fp=dmt/schoolpublicpolicy/2010-06-10-David-Castle.flv&w=480&h=400

Speaking of the Social Network Analysis Workshop….

Here is the slide presentation from it…

Thanks, everyone (you know who you are), for your participation and input. Of course, I would love to hear some feedback, so feel free!

The document is quite large… it is probably best if you download it through the link below the Kaleidescope image below.
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SNA Workshop presentation April 10 2010.pdf
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