Navigation Links
National Geographic Channel, Ashley Judd and YouthAIDS Host World Premiere Screening of 'India's Hidden Plague'
Date:10/19/2007

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by YouthAIDS:

WHAT: In March 2007, YouthAIDS Global Ambassador, acclaimed actress

And philanthropist, Ashley Judd teamed up with Bollywood

stars Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan to

explore how HIV travels from high-risk groups to the general

population and why young women are increasingly at risk for

infection. On this collaborative tour, the team visited

brothels and slums in Mumbai to truck stops in Jaipur to the

affluent communities of Delhi. National Geographic Channel

will host the world premiere screening of the film that

documents the journey, "India's Hidden Plague." The film

will premiere in the US on Friday, November 30 at 10 PM

ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel and air

internationally on December 1.

Panel discussion to follow.

WHO: Panel Speakers Include:

Ashley Judd, YouthAIDS Global Ambassador

Karl Hofmann, president and CEO, Population Services

International

Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator

Chandramouli Basu, director, "India's Hidden Plague"

Thomas Henning, senior vice president, Cable Positive

WHERE: The National Geographic Society

1145 17th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Free Garage Parking on M Street Between 16th & 17th

Streets

WHEN: Thursday, November 1, 2007

6:00pm Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Grey Goose

7:30pm Premiere Screening & Panel Discussion

The evening will be hosted by John Fahey, president & CEO, the National Geographic Society; Sheila C. Johnson, the Honorable. William T. Newman; Catherine and Wayne Reynolds; Vicki and Roger Sant; Sudhakar Shenoy,

The U.S.- India Business Council; Amita Vyas, The Global India Fund and Capitol File.

For additional information, or to arrange for credentials or interviews, please contact

Kristin Perkins Magur at 202-683-3112 or kmagur@qorvis.com

About YouthAIDS

YouthAIDS, an education and prevention initiative of PSI, uses media, pop culture, music, theatre and sport to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and reach 600 million young people in more than 60 countries with life-saving messages, products, services and care. http://www.youthaids.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE YouthAIDS
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. International community warns India on HIV situation
2. Mexico and US border attain a new outlook due to BiNational Sustainability Laboratory
3. National Lung Study in the process
4. Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Degrees can now practice in India
5. Key step forward on International Health Rules
6. ICMR along with other International Research organisation with drug development for Neglected Diseases
7. International Osteoporosis Research Centre To Be Started In India.
8. Hepatitis B Vaccine To Be Included In National Immunization Programme
9. Indian hospitals require International Accreditation
10. International Conference On Malaria - Laveran To Genomics
11. UK Govt Says On Course For National Chlamydia Screening
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet ... product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural ... two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library ... City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ... for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of ... recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work ... Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, ... at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his ... it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for ... $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same ... wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... report to their offering. ... kidney failure, it replaces the function of kidneys by removing ... thus the treatment helps to keep the patient body,s electrolytes ... Increasing number of ESRD patients & substantial healthcare expenditure ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has ... by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, Petrochemical, Glycerin), Inorganic Chemical), ... Parenteral) - Global Forecast to 2021" report to ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market is projected to reach ... 6.1% in the forecast period 2016 to 2021. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced ... BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution ... this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company in ... sepsis risk assessment and management. PCT is ... levels in blood can aid clinicians in assessing the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: