University of Edinburgh - Humanitarian healthcare

April 30, 2009

The University of Edinburgh has helped to make medicines available to people in the developing world by adopting a humanitarian agenda when licensing its medical research. The university aims to ensure that underprivileged and poor communities have at-cost access to the latest medicines and healthcare technologies by making them affordable to developing nations. "We are hopeful that by making our medicines as accessible as possible to those in greatest need, we will make a real difference to the millions of people who die from often-preventable diseases every year," said David Webb, professor of therapeutics and clinical pharmacology.

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