Green Chemistry and Global Access to Medicines in Developing Countries

June 14, 2012

plants growing in test tubes

In some parts of the world, treatable diseases still take many lives. Even though a vaccine may exist, access to medical care is limited. Curious to learn how green chemistry can positively impact public policy and improve global health? Dr. Joseph Fortunak discusses sustainable medicine and how different organizations are working to help everyone gain access to treatments they need.

What You Will Learn

  • The current status of global access to medicines
  • The organizations involved and current strategies for making medicines accessible in resource-poor settings
  • How Green Chemistry is contributing to global medicine access
  • How the ACS GREET and Green Chemistry International Programs are helping to improve health, catalyze economic development, and save lives in resource-poor settings

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Joe Fortunak
Howard University

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