• EVALUATION

    To evaluate all aspects of the  health continuum

  • ASSISTANCE

    To assist governments in jointly tackling health problems

  • DISSEMINATION

    To act as a conduit for the dissemination of knowledge.

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Average annual rate of decline in maternal mortality ratio, 1990–2010
Measles immunization coverage among 1-year-olds, 2013
Antenatal care coverage: at least one visit with skilled health personnel
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| Unparalleled aptitude, experience, and commitment to medicine.
ANDREW V. SCHALLY
Dr. Schally was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1977 for his work on hypothalamic hormones.

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ETIENNE-EMILE BAULIEU
A Lasker Award winner, Dr. Baulieu has made major contributions to aspects of our knowledge of steroid hormones.

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LAWRENCE H. COHN
Dr. Cohen, an endowed professor at Harvard Medical School, has performed over 10,000 cardiac surgical operations.

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THOMAS  E.  STARZL
Known to most as the “Father of Transplantation”, Dr. Starzl performed first human liver transplants.

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Sir RAVINDER N. MAINI
Sir Ravinder Maini has led a team of researchers looking for new treatments for rheumatoid arthritis.

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TOMICA MILOSAVLJEVIĆ
An eminent leader in health policy, Dr. Milosavljević has served as Minister of Health of Serbia.

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ARNE H. CARLSON
As Governor of Minnesota, Mr. Carlson established the state's comprehensive health care reform program.

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BERT VOGELSTEIN
Dr. Vogelstein and his team identifying and characterizing the genes that cause cancer and applying it to patient care.

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JOSEPH G. GALL
A founder of modern cell biology and an  early champion of women in science, Dr. Gall received his Lasker Award in 2006.

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RUTH ARNON
Dr. Arnon codeveloped Copaxonea, a drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis approved by the US FDA.

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KARI K. ALITALO
Dr. Alitalo, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, has developed new cancer medication.

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STUART A. SCHREIBER
As the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at Harvard, Dr. Schreiber studies the science of therapeutics.

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JOSEPH SCHLESSINGER
Dr. Schlessinger is the Chairman of the Department of Pharmacology at the Yale School of Medicine.

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Sir SALVADOR MONCADA
Sir Salvador Moncada has carried out pivotal work on the physiological role of nitric acid.

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KLAUS RAJEWSKY
Having developed tools for investigating the genetic basis of diseases, Dr. Rajewski is now on faculty at Harvard.

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PEDRO CUATRECASAS
Dr. Cuatrecasas, a former president of Warner–Lambert, codeveloped affinity chromatography and its applications.

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JOHN L. ZIEGLER
Dr. Ziegler contributed to increasing the cure rate of Burkitt's tumor and went on to win a Lasker Award.

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V. CRAIG JORDAN
A recipient of the Order of the British Empire, Dr. Jordan specializes in drugs for breast cancer treatment.

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ALEXANDER J. VARSHAVSKY
Dr. Varshavsky, a Lasker Award winner, has discovered the ubiquitin system of intracellular protein degradation.

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ARTHUR L. HORWICH
Dr. Horwich, a Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, has uncovered the action of chaperonins.

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