Wellcome Trust's founder, Sir Henry Wellcome, was a pharmaceutical entrepreneur. Their governance is based on an updated version of his will, in which he left Wellcome Trust his wealth, his collection of historical medical items, and their mission to improve health through research.
Wellcome supports science to solve the urgent health challenges facing everyone. They support discovery research into life, health, and well-being—taking on three worldwide health challenges: mental health, infectious disease, and climate.
Health in the Global Environmental Agenda: A policy guide
As awareness grows over the steep health impacts of global environmental changes, how can the health and environment sectors come together for joint action?