Students, scientists push for access to drugs in developing world

Silversides, Ann
March 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/27/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p914
Academic Journal
The article reports on the so-called Philadelphia Consensus Statement adopted by the University Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM), a student-led coalition in North America. The statement urges universities to engage in research for neglected diseases and measure research success based on the impact on human welfare. It calls for reforms to licensing agreements with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.


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