Salomé Meyer

Cancer Alliance Access to Medicine Campaign, South Africa

Qualified as a Social Worker at University of Pretoria 1981 BA(SW), BA (Medical Social Work) Hons (US) 1982 and obtained a M.Soc Sci (UCT) degree in 1988. Involved in Cancer Advocacy since 1996 – first as an advisor, then an advocate, with specific focus on cancer policies and cancer registration and lately as an activist in Human Rights Based Cancer Care Serves on the Board of Directors of the Cancer Alliance Member of the Member of SANCD Alliance Member of Fix the Patent Law Coalition and Steering Committee Project Coordinator for Legal Framework Research collaboration between Cancer Alliance, CANSA, University of Witwatersrand and Kings College. Project Manager for Cancer Alliance Access to Medicine Campaign Focusing on equitable and affordable access of cancer medicines. – Published the Access to Medicine report – Published the Cost of Cancer report – Published the Analysis of Oncology benefits offered by 10 medical schemes in South Africa report Serve on Medicine Patent Pool Community Advisory Panel Member of the UNITAID NGO Delegation Member of WE CAN (Women’s Empowerment Cancer Advocacy Network for Africa) Serve on the Steering Committee of ACHA (African Cervical Health Alliance) Selected as member of GAVI Civil Society Constituency Steering Committee from Jan 2024 “

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