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Andrew Pollard is a Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity, Department of Paediatrics.

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I work on design, development and testing of life-saving vaccines to prevent serious infections and improve child health.

Why is Oxford a good place to work in research related to environmental challenges?

Oxford provides an unprecedented environment for research on human health through its outstanding scientists fostering inter-disciplinary collaboration and global reach through tropical medicine infrastructure.

What is the biggest environmental challenge facing the planet right now?

The greatest environmental challenge for child health is provision of clean water, adequate nutrition clean air and access to healthcare, including vaccines, for the most vulnerable individuals on the planet

Despite the challenges, are you optimistic about our future?  

I am optimistic about the future, as today we have the knowledge to reduce the inequality between populations and to transform global child health.

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