Commitment to Action

Partnerships for Ethical Global Health Engagement

Commitment by

University of British Columbia

In 2009, the University of British Columbia (UBC) committed to solidify and scale up partnerships with the University of Andina Simon Bolivar and the University of Free State to harness student enthusiasm to make socially responsible contributions to global health. UBC will work with other universities and students to research, teach, and perform services that take into account the full array of social, political, legal, economic, cultural, and environmental contextual factors affecting pressing issues in global health. UBC aims to build mutual capacity to ensure that global health activities are governed by the highest ethical standards.

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Commitment

Partnerships for Ethical Global Health Engagement

Launched

2009

Est. Duration

5 years

Estimated Total Value

$2,047,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean, Africa

Countries

BOLIVIA, COLOMBIA, ECUADOR, PERU, SOUTH AFRICA

Commitment by

University of British Columbia

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

University of British Columbia, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, University of the Free State, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD), National Research Council, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar