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!

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.

SNA Workshop presentation April 10 2010.pdf
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