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Project Report | Feb 25, 2020
North American Leadership Meeting 2020

By Merith Basey | Executive Director

NALM 2020
NALM 2020

On February 7th to 9th UAEM North America hosted its annual leadership meeting (NALM)  in our Washington DC offices. The NALM is always an opportunity for our student leadership team, board and staff to come together to reflect on progress and work to set goals for our current campaigns as well as team build. Several rising leaders from the network also joined us along with some special guest appearances from our Brazilian ED and a visiting team mate from Colombia.

The student teams visited key legislative offices to educate policymakers on our university-driven campaigns to make medicine affordable - including our transparency in clinical trials campaign - only 15 of 40 leading universities were in compliance with the law in 2019 and could subject to massive fines per trial of $10,000. Currently there are over $7 Billion USD worth of unclaimed fines by the FDATimely clinical trial reporting helps researchers avoid creating duplicative studies and guards against fraud and reporting bias, in which scientists selectively publish “successful” results only. Clinical trial transparency accelerates medical progress for new treatments, improving understanding of treatment efficacy and safety, ultimately contributing to improved access to medicines and better health outcomes. UAEM is working to hold universities accountable. We already have plans underway to share the latest progress of universities and laying out steps to get them back on track.

Our Xtandi campaign at UCLA continues to advance with ongoing meetings with UCLA leadership. Our broad goal is to urge the University of California system to adopt a new licensing policy that would better protect access to and affordability of the publicly-funded medicines developed on campus. Many of the UAEM UCLA team joined us in DC to share the latest critical updates and learnings from the broader leadership community.

Overall the weekend was a joyful and hopeful event - over too quickly but energizing for the fight ahead! We look forward to sharing critical updates soon.

NALM 2020 - Hands raised, Big Smiles
NALM 2020 - Hands raised, Big Smiles
NA Executive Director
NA Executive Director
UAEM UCLA
UAEM UCLA
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Universities Allied for Essential Medicines Corp

Location: Washington, DC - USA
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Merith Basey
Washington , DC United States

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