AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Global Access to Pharmaceuticals
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 05/2006
Chapter Baylor COM
Project Coordinator Prathit Kulkarni, Daniel Cano
Summary of project We organized a debate between two speakers on the subject of intellectual property rights versus the need for access to pharmaceuticals, particularly in third-world countries stricken with disease and poverty.

Content area Pharmaceutical Issues
Number of participants 50
Participant hours involved 50 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 225
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising E-mails, flyers, announcements in class - for the most part, yes, though we probably should have advertised more outside of our immediate class community
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions The biggest thing we might have done differently is to have increased publicity before the event so as to increase participation.