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Signatories to the joint statement

The signatories have committed to further the principles and goals set out in the statement, within the context of their legal and operating frameworks.

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (USA)
    Carolyn M Clancy, Director
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Tachi Yamada, President - Global Health Program
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
    Alain Beaudet, President
  • Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
    Thomas R Frieden, Director
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
    Matthias Kleiner, President
  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
    Ed Henry, President
  • Economic and Social Research Council (UK)
    Paul Boyle, Chief Executive
  • Health Research Council of New Zealand
    Robin Olds, Chief Executive
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (USA)
    Mary K Wakefield, Administrator
  • Hewlett Foundation
    Paul Brest, President
  • INSERM
    André Syrota, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
  • Medical Research Council (UK)
    John Savill, Chief Executive
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)
    Warwick Anderson, Chief Executive Officer
  • National Institutes of Health (USA)
    Francis S Collins, Director
  • South African Medical Research Council
    Ali Dhansay, President
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (USA)
    Pamela S Hyde, Administrator
  • USAID
    Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health
    Wellcome Trust

    Mark Walport, Director
  • The World Bank
    Tamar Manuelyan Atinc, Vice President - Human Development Network

Supporting organisations

The following organisations are supportive of the vision in the joint statement and have joined as partners in this initiative.

  • Chief Scientist Office (Scotland)
  • Creative Commons
  • Emergency Nutrition Network
  • UNICEF
  • World Health Organization
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