Designing and implementing an emerging pharmaceutical infrastructure in AfricaActivity by George Ruger | added on Jul 22, 2011 | United States
Sponsor(s): Hudson Valley Science Café, and the American Chemical Society Mid Hudson section
Dr. Rolande Hodel, President and Founder of AidsFreeAfrica, will be discussing some of the work that her group has been doing in Cameroon to help them establish their own pharmaceutical infrastructure and production.
This event is part of the celebration of the Health theme of the International Year of Chemistry 2011.
The Mission of AIDSfreeAFRICA is: AIDSfreeAFRICA is a community of professionals dedicated to empower Africans to be come self-sufficient in producing pharmaceuticals.The Vision of AIDSfreeAFRICA is: Africa free of HIV/AIDS, to provide the world with the capacity to produce lifesaving drugs is an expression of our commitment to peace, health and human dignity. Guiding principles: Money donated to AIDSfreeAFRICA will be used to create lasting structures that are self-sufficient, perpetual and eventually operated independent of AIDSfreeAFRICA . Business statement: The goal is the emergence of a pharmaceutical infrastructure that provides Africans with access to affordable drugs, diagnostics and tests. AIDSfreeAFRICA gives technical advice and management expertise, arranges for training, provides donated equipment and makes available capital. AIDSfreeAFRICA facilitates the utilization of donor money in projects that have an immediate and profound impact on the lives of the recipients, their families and communities on a local level through microfinance programs.
|Topic:||celebrating chemistry||Audience:||general public, professional chemists, students|