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David Rochkind at World TB Day: Voices of TB

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March 22, 2012 | 6:00 PM UTC
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Moldova has been hit particularly hard by the emergence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)...

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Image by David Rochkind. Moldova, 2010.
Image by David Rochkind. Moldova, 2010.

Pulitzer Center grantee and photojournalist David Rochkind will moderate a discussion of experts during the <a href="http://www.tbcare1.org/events/"><em>World TB Day: Voices of TB</em></a> event in Washington, DC, organized by USAID. The Pulitzer Center sponsored his reporting on tuberculosis in Moldova.<br>
Rochkind has incorporated his reporting to bring the issue home to the American public, especially students, through <a href="http://www.tbepidemic.org/"><em>Epidemic: TB in the Global Community<em></em></em></a>. The free educational website was developed in collaboration with the Educational Development Center (EDC) and the Pulitzer Center and with support from the Lilly MDR-TB Partnership. The website includes two educational curriculum units; it is a featured presentation of the Pulitzer Center's <a href="/blog/tuberculosis-education-site-world-tb-day-rochkind">Global Gateway</a> education program.<br>
<strong>Event Details:</strong>
March 22, 2012 at 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Holeman Lounge, National Press Club, 13th floor
529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20045<br>

The event is free and open to the public.

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