Posted by: josei | March 11, 2008

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines Events

Thought people might be interested….. 

Tuesday, March 11, two times/places:
-UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St., 5pm-7pm
-Michael Smith Laboratories Room 101, 5:30pm-6:30pm
According to the Global Forum for Health Research, only 10% of research dollars are spent on the diseases that affect 90% of the world’s population. We argue that universities have an opportunity and a responsibility to address this gap.
Patricia Kretz and Mike Gretes, UBC chapter of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Access to Care
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Thursday, March 13, 1pm-2:30pm (presentations), 2:30pm-4:00pm (exhibition and reception)
Royal Bank Cinema at the Chan Centre, 6265 Crescent Road
Presentations will be made around this theme from a variety of perspectives,
and will be followed by a photographic exhibition of malaria, trachoma and HIV/AIDS and their impact in Africa, by a local artist. Hosted by the Faculty of
Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Peter Klein, UBC School of Journalism
Rebecca Goulding, UBC chapter of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
Thomas Bombelles, Director, International Government Relations, Merck & Co.

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