Jayasree K Iyer (NL) is a specialist in global health and neglected tropical diseases for the Access to Medicines Index. She leads the Research team at the Foundation and is responsible for the Index and stakeholder relations. She holds various postgraduate degrees (Masters and PhD) from Singapore and the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She has a career in malaria and neglected tropical disease research and development and in public-private partnerships strategy. She has worked for various non-government organizations, academic institutions and was part of the founding team of a diagnostic service company in the US. Jay was recently responsible for creating, negotiating and managing public private partnerships in R&D for medicines for global health. She is an avid writer of various technical and research reports, book chapters and reviews, along with strategy papers for medicines for developing countries and solutions for neglected tropical diseases.
With prepared questions from the group, Lloyd Akrong and Karisa Senavitis will interview Jayasree K Iyer, via skype. We will also share the progress of the Foreign Bodies research and Jay will advise.
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