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AMERICAN MEDICAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION
 

AMWA cosponsored the National Association of Margarine Manufacturers website (see NAMM site; reported in AMWA website, December 18, 1997).

“AMWA’s Advanced Curriculum on Women’s Health Part I and Part II were sponsored by educational grants from The Upjohn Company, which were instrumental in developing the curriculum, and by contributions from Aetna Health Plans, Astra/Merck, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company, Marion Merrell Dow, Mead Johnson Division, Trylon Corporation, and Zeneca Pharmaceuticals. Contributions are being solicited for the 1998 program.” (http://www.amwa.org/, December 18, 1997)

The Education Project on Coronary Heart Disease in Women is funded by an unrestricted educational grant from Dupont Radiopharma-ceuticals. The nutritional module is funded by an unrestricted educational grant from the National Association of Margarine Manufacturers. (http://www.amwa.org/, December 18, 1997)

According to Modern Healthcare, the AMWA Product Acceptance Program, which was active from 1985 to at least 1998, included NatureMade Vitamins. A nonexclusive arrangement cost $25,000 to review a product to see if it enhances women’s health, and can say “AMWA Accepted.” (Modern Healthcare, 2/2/98)

2002 Corporate Partners of the AMWA Foundation. (Corporate members contribute $10,000 annually in support of the Foundation.)

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Pfizer Inc
  • Pharmacia Corporation
  • The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Wyeth

(http://www.amwa-doc.org/foundation2.html, accessed 5/2/03)


 
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