UN event brings together NGOs & pharmaceutical companies on initiatives to improve health in poor countries

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23 February 2009

UN Reception Highlights Multi-Sector Partnerships in Global Public Health

Author: Global Health Progress Initiative

Promoting health among the world's poorest populations brought leaders from various nations, the global health community, biopharmaceutical companies, the media and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) together today... The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) President H.E. Sylvie Lucas hosted, and CARE and the Global Health Progress initiative co-sponsored, an evening reception following today's special event on "Philanthropy and the Global Public Health Agenda." Key representatives from the public and private sector gathered to discuss the critical role multi-sector partnerships play in combating global disease and poverty... Chris Singer, President of the International Section at the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) [said] "Promoting and strengthening partnerships to improve global health is something research-based biopharmaceutical companies remain strongly committed to."

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23 February 2009

[video] Special Event on Philanthropy and the Global Public Health Agenda

Author: United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

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