UAEM Stands in Support of MSF

WASHINGTON, DC — Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) stands in solidarity with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) after the unthinkable airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan which killed 22 people, injured 37 and leaves more than 30 people still missing. We are appalled at this unnecessary loss of life, which will be …

UAEM Statement on TPP

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) is deeply concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) reached between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries on Monday. Providing extended protection for pharmaceutical monopolies that reduce the ability of generic competitors to enter the market, the TPP sets a disturbing …

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Hold Johns Hopkins University accountable for keeping a life-saving TB drug accessible to all! A century ago, tuberculosis (TB) was the leading cause of death in the United States. Today, TB remains the second leading cause of death from an infectious disease, claiming nearly 2 million lives each year globally. …

PRESS RELEASE: Universities Should do More to Advance Biomedical Research for Neglected Diseases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2015 CONTACT: Leslie Patterson, 646-200-5326, leslie@berlinrosen.com   REPORT CARD SHOWS MAJOR UNIVERSITIES SHOULD DO MORE TO ADVANCE BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FOR NEGLECTED DISEASES Following the Ebola outbreak in Africa, student advocates and others call for increased accountability from universities to take the lead in addressing neglected …