Submitted by: Institute for OneWorld Health
Categories: Community Development
Posted: Jan 26, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST
Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ -
Moli Steinert, Director of Development for The Institute for OneWorld Health, a nonprofit pharmaceutical company, will present its unique business model, created to deliver affordable, new medicines to people in the developing world during a virtual conference, Business as an Agent of World Benefit.
The entire conference will take place on-line, allowing members of an international audience to participate from the comfort of their home or office. Convened by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Business as an Agent of World Benefit is a worldwide search for those businesses and leaders at all levels that are experimenting at the cutting edge of business and society.
OneWorld Health fills a gap in drug development for infectious diseases. The company's drug pipeline includes advanced treatments for certain parasitic and diarrheal diseases, and potential treatments for malaria and Chagas disease. Millions of people die or are afflicted annually for lack of adequate treatment from these developing world diseases, and OneWorld Health has created an innovative model for addressing these problems that utilizes the fundamentals of social entrepreneurship.
January 29th, 10:00am Eastern
Followed by a Live Chat with Moli Steinert, Noon to 1:00pm
Additionally, participants will be able to access the conference space for up to one month after the conference is completed.
Registration is free and open to everyone.