TheSocialMedwork Foundation is dedicated to providing the most vulnerable patients globally fast access to lifesaving medicines.
TheSocialMedwork Foundation expects to have the Medical Ethical Advisory Board in place, be fully operational, and accepting patient and community requests in early 2019.
Sjaak Vink is Dutch innovator and social activist. Fueled by his passion and dedication to help seriously ill patients access the very latest medicines worldwide, he co-founding myTomorrows in June 2012, and TheSocialMedwork in November 2014. In addition to his primary business pursuits, Sjaak is also involved in patient advocacy groups such as the Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs in Washington DC, and the Chicago based group Cures Within Reach. He is also a global ambassador for Inspiring Rare Birds, a Sydney based women entrepreneurs advocates group. Sjaak also initiated the Global Manifesto for Entrepreneurial Social Impact Change which was signed in Amsterdam in 2011 by 600 successful young entrepreneurs from all over the world to change their business into Social Impact Businesses.
Mirjam Bink - van der Linden is a Dutch entrepreneur and co-founder of ONL for Entrepreneurs with a clear focus on sustainability and responsibility. Her belief to evoke social change through an entrepreneurial approach has led her to pursuits that aim to reduce the gap between politicians and entrepreneurs. Mirjam, an ambassador to TheSocialMedwork, understands the vital necessity for the reliable access to new medicines after trying to access a new drug for her late father in 2016. It was here that Mirjam became committed to the TheSocialMedwork’s cause of social change and bringing new medicines to patients regardless of where they’re located.
The board members of TheSocialMedwork Foundation will not be remunerated. The foundation will reimburse costs made by the board members based on the performance of their duties. Succession can only be accepted by the board on behalf of the foundation with the benefit of inventory beneficiary acceptance.
The financial year of TheSocialMedwork Foundation is equal to the calendar year. The treasurer balances per the last day of the financial, and will prepare a balance sheet within six months, accompanied by a profit and loss account on the expired financial year, after an appointed independent auditor has investigated the accounts. Thereafter within a month, the financial report will be approved and signed by all members of the Board of Trustees. Subsequently, the financial report will be published with the Chamber of Commerce and will be publicly available on the foundation's website.
The first financial year of the foundation ends on the thirty-first of December two thousand and eighteen.