Vaccine safety and research site development, Central America

Date: 2/1/17
Principal Researchers: Asturias, E. Location: Guatemala

Edwin Asturias, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Disease at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is working on vaccine safety at the international level with the World Health Organization as well as doing projects in Latin America to strengthen their vaccine safety systems. Through the Center for Global Health, he is working on the more permanent areas for research in Maternal and Child Health, and right now both research sites are concentrated in Guatemala, and potentially Colombia and Mexico. This project has no end date.