About Meg OBrien
Dr. Meg O’Brien is the Director of the Global Access to Pain Relief Initiative (GAPRI), a program of the Union for International Cancer Control and the American Cancer Society to improve the availability of essential pain medicines. Previously, Dr. O’Brien was the research director of the Center for Strategic HIV Operations Research at the Clinton Health Access Initiative and worked on the establishment of HIV treatment clinics for the US government’s PEPFAR program in Tanzania as a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. She was also the Chief Epidemiologist of an HIV outpatient program in New Orleans while completing her doctorate in epidemiology at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Role(s) / Profession(s)
- Director (Site, Program, Project)
American Cancer Society
Website: http://www.cancer.org/ Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: United States About: American Cancer Society is the largest voluntary health organization in the world, and seeks to reduce cancer incidence and mortality and measurably improve quality of life in the United States through advocacy, research, services and information. The American Cancer Society is a $1 billion per year organization domestically and internationally, addresses the global burden of cancer through patient advocacy, information, and a tobacco control program aimed at FCTC leadership worldwide, along with cancer control and advocacy programs in 20 countries.
Meg OBrien replied to "Washington premiere of the LIFE Before Death documentary on April 5th" in the Endemic Non-Communicable Diseases community.
You can watch the film here: http://www.lifebeforedeath.com/movie/index.shtml or see free short films from the documentary on our website at www.TreatThePain.org. Waner, you may be interested in learning more about our work in Nigeria here: http://www.gapri.org/gapri-partnership-nigeria.
Meg OBrien started a discussion "Washington premiere of the LIFE Before Death documentary on April 5th". in the Endemic Non-Communicable Diseases community.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and the Global Access to Pain Relief Initiative (GAPRI) are hosting a screening of the award-winning LIFE Before Death documentary about access to essential pain medicines around the world on Thurs, April 5th from 3 to 5pm at the E St. ...
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