Sabin Vaccine Institute: Alyssa Milano Named Founding Ambassador of Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control
6/28/2007 2:14:42 PM
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Sabin Vaccine Institute, a leader in the fight against “diseases of poverty,” announced today that actress Alyssa Milano has been named the founding ambassador of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control (GLOBAL NETWORK). The GLOBAL NETWORK, based at the Sabin Vaccine Institute in Washington, D.C., is comprised of the major global health partnerships devoted to the control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). In her role as ambassador, Milano will work to raise the profile of NTDs by educating the media and general public of the plight faced by the one billion people afflicted by them and the importance in controlling and preventing this global health crisis.
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