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MedAccess – (UAEM Edinburgh) Our labs. Our drugs. Our responsibility.
Why do we exist? <ul><li>Lack of access to medicines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>According to the WHO,  10 million people  die e...
Our Goal <ul><li>To get low-cost medicines to those in the developing world </li></ul>
<ul><li>Aim #1   </li></ul><ul><li>University developed medications should be licensed for sale at the lowest possible cos...
<ul><li>UAEM Aim #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Promote research into neglected diseases </li></ul>
<ul><li>UAEM Aim #3   </li></ul><ul><li>Measure Research Success According to Impact on Human Welfare </li></ul>
Why Universities? <ul><li>University research is heavily funded by taxpayers </li></ul><ul><li>Universities are committed ...
Global Successes <ul><li>D4T and the Yale campaign </li></ul><ul><li>>60 university branches worldwide  </li></ul><ul><li>...
Major Successes at Edinburgh <ul><li>Motion on access to medicines passed unanimously at EUSA AGM  </li></ul><ul><li>The m...
What can YOU do? <ul><li>Learn more: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.essentialmedicine.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.uaemed...
<ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
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Uaem Presentation For Recruitment

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Uaem Presentation For Recruitment

  1. 1. MedAccess – (UAEM Edinburgh) Our labs. Our drugs. Our responsibility.
  2. 2. Why do we exist? <ul><li>Lack of access to medicines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>According to the WHO, 10 million people die every year because they do not have access to medicines that already exist </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lack of research into diseases that mainly affect the poor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only 10% of the Research & Development dollars go towards research into 90% of the world’s health problems. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Our Goal <ul><li>To get low-cost medicines to those in the developing world </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Aim #1 </li></ul><ul><li>University developed medications should be licensed for sale at the lowest possible cost in low and middle income countries. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>UAEM Aim #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Promote research into neglected diseases </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>UAEM Aim #3 </li></ul><ul><li>Measure Research Success According to Impact on Human Welfare </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why Universities? <ul><li>University research is heavily funded by taxpayers </li></ul><ul><li>Universities are committed to creating and disseminating knowledge for the public good </li></ul><ul><li>Students are ideally placed to influence their universities </li></ul><ul><li>Universities are important innovators for new technologies </li></ul>
  8. 8. Global Successes <ul><li>D4T and the Yale campaign </li></ul><ul><li>>60 university branches worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>The Philadelphia Consensus Statement </li></ul>
  9. 9. Major Successes at Edinburgh <ul><li>Motion on access to medicines passed unanimously at EUSA AGM </li></ul><ul><li>The motion was passed through the university court </li></ul><ul><li>Official Recognition from Scottish Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Optional projects in neglected diseases for medical students. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What can YOU do? <ul><li>Learn more: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.essentialmedicine.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.uaemedinburgh.wordpress.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sign the Philadelphia Consensus statement </li></ul><ul><li>Join us! Meetings Tuesdays 7pm in Teviot. </li></ul><ul><li>Join the Facebook group! – Universities Allied for Essential Medicines </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>

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