A look back at university students from UAEM Chapters across the globe convening together at the 69th World Health Assembly to advocate for increased discussions on a binding R&D Agreement for access to medicines (part of UAEM’s first ever Global Campaign).
On July 23rd, 2016 UAEM, ACT UP, and other social activist groups staged a tug-of-war with pharmabro’s (male pharmaceutical official) outside Hillary Clinton’s Philadelphia campaign headquarters ahead of the Democratic National Convention.
Merith Basey and Carolyn Whitten, Executive Directors of UAEM North America and Europe respectively, share their thoughts on the access to medicines movement and UAEM at the UAEM Fall 2015 Conference in Boston.
Amy Kapczynski, Founder of UAEM and Member UAEM Advisory Board, on how far we have come in the fight for access to medicines.
Ethan Guillen, UAEM Board Member on Big Pharma and the lack of drugs for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Al Jazeera)
Ellen ‘t Hoen, Member of UAEM Advisory Board, talks about one solution to the access problem: the Medicines Patent Pool. (Filmed at TEDxZurich.)
Rachel Kiddell-Monroe, UAEM Special Advisor, on universities’ role in addressing high health costs.
Paul Farmer, Member of the UAEM Advisory Board, defines access to medicines as part of the right to the highest attainable standard of health.