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Profile of registrant

Wemos Foundation

Identification number in the register: 02070938082-23
Registration date: 22/02/12 11:01:39

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/02/14 09:45:45
The date of the last annual update was 27/01/14 11:49:13

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Wemos Foundation
Acronym: Wemos
Legal status: foundation
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Anke Tijtsma
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Mariska Meurs
Position: senior health advocate

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 15-O Ellermanstraat 
P.O. box: 1693
Amsterdam 1000BR
Telephone number: (+3120) 4352050
Fax number: (+3120) 4686008
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Wemos influences international policy in such a way that the right to health is respected, protected and promoted. In doing so, we devote special attention to vulnerable sections of society. Wemos contributes to changes aimed at making structural improvements in health. We advocate:ethical conduct,coherent policy and equal access to care.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 8
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

In 2013, Wemos has followed up contacts with the European Medicines Agency on ways of monitoring the ethical aspects of clinical trials for drugs entering the European market. A number of studies has been done, the results of which have been shared with members of parliament.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Development
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 250
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Wemos is a member of the Medicus Mundi International (MMI) network, the Peoples Health Movement (PHM), the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and several Dutch networks on the topic of global health and health governance.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Total budget: 824,155
of which public financing: 577,806
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 577,806
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 246,349
- donations: 111,244
- contributions from members:
Acties van derden : 114,782
Beleggingen : 9,248
Overige baten : 11,075
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.