Improving access to medicines in poor countries: the role of universities

PLoS Med. 2006 Apr;3(6):e136. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030136.

Abstract

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, a coalition of students and faculty across North America, focuses on how academic research institutions can help to improve access to essential medicines.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Developing Countries / economics*
  • Drug Industry / economics
  • Drug Industry / ethics
  • Drug Industry / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Drugs, Essential / economics
  • Drugs, Essential / supply & distribution*
  • Drugs, Generic / economics
  • Drugs, Investigational / economics
  • Global Health
  • Health Services Accessibility*
  • Humans
  • Legislation, Drug
  • Orphan Drug Production / economics
  • Patents as Topic
  • Poverty
  • Research Support as Topic
  • Social Responsibility
  • South Africa
  • United States
  • Universities / economics*
  • Universities / ethics

Substances

  • Drugs, Essential
  • Drugs, Generic
  • Drugs, Investigational