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ELLA WEGGEN

Global health advocate

 

Ella focuses on influencing the politics and policy of the Netherlands, the European Union, and the World Health Organization on global health issues. Her work at Wemos focuses on Medicines.

Ella focuses on independent clinical research and the added therapeutic value of new medicines on the European market.  She influences European and national policy to push for appropriate regulation. Additionally, she advocates equitable access to affordable medicines in the Netherlands, European Union and on the global level. She lobbies for conditioning public investments in medicines, through responsible licensing. Moreover, Ella advocates ethical clinical testing in clinical trials in low- and middle-income countries.

 

Ella studied Political Science and Public International Law in Amsterdam. She worked as an intern at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and at the Political Affairs Department of Amnesty International in the Netherlands. Prior to joining Wemos, Ella was an assistant in the European Parliament in Brussels for four years, working on agriculture and food.

 

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