[Ip-health] UAEM Event at American U. on Feb 5: How Students Can Join the Global Movement to Promote Access to Essential Medicines

Michael Palmedo mpalmedo at wcl.american.edu
Mon Feb 2 13:09:38 PST 2015


How Students Can Join the Global Movement to Promote Access to Essential
Medicines

  

Feb 5 | 4:45 
Sixth Floor Student Lounge

 

Sponsored by PIJIP, the Health Law & Justice Society
<https://www.wcl.american.edu/org/health/> , the Intellectual Property
Law Society <https://www.wcl.american.edu/org/ipls/> , and the Center
for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
<https://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/center/> 

 

Agenda:

 

Universities Allied for Access to Essential Medicines <http://uaem.org/>
organizers will present about the story behind UAEM, its mission and to
discuss how students can  get involved.  Come learn about the important
problems that patents create for access to needed and affordable
medications in developing countries and what students across the country
are doing to help.

 

Speakers::

 

Keaton Andreas, UAEM Campus Campaigns Organizer
Why we fight: an introduction to access to medicines issues

 

Sara Helena Pereira e Silva, UAEM Brazil
An international perspective: stories and ideas from UAEM Brazil

 

Taylor Gilliand, UAEM Board Member
In the trenches: The lived experience of a UAEM student

 

Q&A with panelists, Merith Basey (UAEM Executive Director), Rachel
Kiddell-Monroe (UAEM Special Advisor), and PIJIP Prof. Sean Flynn

 

UAEM offers opportunities for students to partake in training programs
and to become UAEM student leaders.  E-mail Keaton Andreas at
kandreas at uaem.org for more info!

 




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