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Charlie Rose Science Series Episode #10 - GLOBAL HEALTH October 29, 2007
Date:10/23/2007

Discussion on the Challenge of Researching and Implementing Affordable

Treatments for the World's Major Infectious Diseases

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: The upcoming episode of the Charlie Rose Science Series will

discuss the fundamental problems of health in the developing world

-- ranging from the AIDS crisis to malaria, tuberculosis, cholera,

dengue fever and other neglected diseases.

A group of experts will explore the challenge of researching and

implementing affordable treatments, as well as the physical,

political and psychological obstacles that poverty presents in

getting these therapies to the people who need them.

WHO: Guests will include:

-- Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of

Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine at George

Washington University

-- Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of The Earth Institute and

Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University

-- Tonya Villafana, PhD, MPH, Director, Portfolio Management System

at the Malaria Vaccine Initiative

-- Ann M. Veneman, Executive Director of UNICEF

WHEN: Begins Airing on October 29, 2007 on PBS stations. Check your

local PBS listings for show times.

DESCRIPTION:

The Charlie Rose Science Series sponsored by Pfizer Inc is an exploration of modern advances in scientific research, their contribution to our understanding of the world around us, and how science breakthroughs can be applied to improving human health.

Charlie Rose is joined in this effort by his co-host, Sir Paul Nurse, PhD, Nobel Laureate and President of Rockefeller University.

As a world leader in research and development, Pfizer is committed to increasing public understanding of science and science education. For more information about The Charlie Rose Science Series or to watch clips from past episodes, please visit http://www.charlierose.com.

CONTACT: Rexy Legaspi (646) 213-7245


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