The goal of education is the advancement of
knowledge and the dissemination of truth.
- John F. Kennedy
Harvard University address, 1956
Research is a vital element in developing programs and creating
innovative ways to improve health for the world's poorest. Key reports
are available here for your review. Feedback about the work
we are doing is welcome!
Papers currently available:
Partnerships for Product Development: Financial, scientific and
managerial issues as challenges to ensure success" by Elizabeth
Ziemba for the World Health Organization's Commission on Intellectual
Property RIghts, Innovation and Public Health, March 2005.
to Public-Private Partnerships for Product Development
Partnerships for Neglected Diseases: Opportunities to Address Pharmaceutical
Gaps for Neglected Diseases", background report by Elizabeth
Ziemba for the "Priority Medicines for Europe and the World"
published by the World Health Organization, Department of Essential
Drugs and Medicines Policy by Warren Kaplan and Richard Laing, November
Private Partnerships for Neglected Diseases
Partnerships and Essential Drugs: Expanding Leadership to Include
Shareholders as a Key to Success", by Elizabeth Ziemba, copyright
November 2001. This paper features a discussion of the Partnership
for Ivermectin and the Children's Vaccine Initiative as well as
concepts such as "green marketing", socially responsible
investment vehicles, and good corporate citizenship. The PharmaShares
concept is introduced in this paper.
4. "Memorandum: Concept
Testing and Feasibility Research" from Stackpole &
Associates, Boston, MA. This Memorandum sets out a strategy for
working with a pharmaceutical company to pilot test the PharmaShares