PATH and WaterAid America cordially invite you to Defeating a Global Killer: The Need for Action on Diarrheal Disease, a discussion of a growing global health crisis that receives little attention and what we can do about it. These two leading NGOs will be releasing reports that explore the actions that the international aid community must take to stop deaths from diarrheal disease.
Diarrheal disease is the second-leading killer of children after acute respiratory infections like pneumonia. With adequate resources and effective implementation of available health, clean water and sanitation solutions, we can save the lives of millions of children right now. Please join:
Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Dr. John Wecker Director, Immunization Solutions and Rotavirus Vaccine Program, PATH
Nancy C. Bwalya-Mukumbuta, Program Manager, Advocacy and Communication, WaterAid Zambia
Andrew Barrer, Executive Director, US Coalition for Child Survival
John Borrazzo, Maternal and Child Health Division Chief, USAID
Therese Dooley (invited), Senior Advisor, Hygiene and Sanitation, UNICEF
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: National Press Club – Fourth Estate Room
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
A light breakfast will be provided.
Please RSVP to [email protected] or call Jennifer Farmwald at (212) 683-0430.
PATH works to improve the health of people around the world by advancing technologies, strengthening systems and encouraging healthy behaviors.
WaterAid America works to overcome poverty by enabling the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education.