U.S. Universities Receive Ranking On Global Health Research
New York Times: University Grades Are Mixed on Research for the Poor
“For the second time, American universities have been ranked by how well they do global health research. This time only one — Johns Hopkins — earned a grade as high as A minus. … The rankings are only of universities that get large grants for biomedical research and reflect how much each university focuses on diseases of the poor, whether it makes any discoveries available cheaply, and whether its research is accessible by scientists in poor countries, among other factors, said Merith Basey, the executive director [of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines]…” (McNeil, 5/11).
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