Commitment to Action

Abu Dhabi Bio City

Commitment by

United Arab Emirates, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Global Medical Forum Foundation (GMF)

In 2006, the government of the United Arab Emirates along with Medicines for Malaria Venture and the Global Medical Forum Foundation committed to establish a new biomedical center that will draw on the strengths and capabilities of community, regional, and national partners to address the growing challenges of malaria. The center seeks first to accelerate the discovery and development of novel anti-malarial agents, and then to distribute them to regions where malaria is endemic.

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Commitment

Abu Dhabi Bio City

Launched

2006

Est. Duration

5 years

Region

Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle East

Countries

Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle East

Commitment by

United Arab Emirates, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Global Medical Forum Foundation (GMF)

Partner(s)

Abu Dhabi, Swiss and American Healthcare Foundations, Abu Dhabi, Swiss and American universities, Abu Dhabi, Swiss & American healthcare corporations, Abu Dhabi, Swiss & American investment groups