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First of Its Kind Report Card Shows Major Universities Falling Short on Life-Saving Research for the Developing World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 4, 2013 CONTACT: Nick Sifuentes, 646-200-5321, nick@berlinrosen.com Report Card Names Leading Research Universities Which Lack Socially Responsible Licensing Practices, Invest Little in Diseases Which Disproportionately Impact Poorer Nations ***To view full results for all 54 universities, visit www.globalhealthgrades.org*** On Thursday, April 4th, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines(UAEM) announced the release …

Dave Chokshi as White House Fellow

Dear all — It gives me great joy to share that dear colleague and friend Dave Chokshi, someone I’ve known for the past 12 years who first introduced me to the social determinants of health framework, has been selected to serve as 1 of 15 White House Fellows for 2012-2013. …

The AAAS Annual Symposium UAEM Session “Innovating Innovation: Open Source Successes for Neglected Diseases and Beyond”

The AAAS 2012 annual symposium was held on February 16 – 20 in Vancouver, Canada. At the symposium, UAEM student leaders organized a session on “Innovating Innovation: Open Source Successes for Neglected Diseases and Beyond” and panelists presented views, critical assessments, and prototypical models of open-source science. Click here for …

UAEM Signs-on EU-India FTA Open Letter

UAEM signs-on an open letter with regard EU-India Free Trade Agreement. The letter highlights the detrimental impact of EU-India FTA on access to medicines and calls upon the European Commission to demonstrate that its commitments to human rights are not mere protestations. For more information on the sign-on letter click …

UC Students Push For Affordable Medicine

From the San Diego Reader: Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, an organization largely comprised of medical students across the country, is pushing University of California faculty to refrain from signing a new patent agreement until the system takes steps to ensure that medicines developed in its research facilities will be …

UAEM Student Leaders Recognition

At every level UAEM programs are successful to the extent they tap the creativity, talent, wisdom and skills of its student leaders and members. This year UAEM recognizes three UAEM student leaders whose efforts have shone as they have given their time, energy and talents to ensure global access to …