Weekly Blog Round Up 9/13-9/17

September 17th, 2010 by Linda Diep Leave a reply

Its been an eventful week for End the Neglect! This week on the blog

  1. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, a part of the University of Pennsylvania, did a five-part series this week in anticipation of the upcoming Millennium Development Goals Summit next week. Check out parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.
  2. We had a great list of reads full of news about NTDs and the MDGs.
  3. The UN Foundation has a number of PSAs showing on the Toshiba screen in Times Square leading up to the MDGs take a look at the one ending poverty and the one on protecting girls.
  4. TEDxFoggyBottom will take place next Monday September 20, and we featured a teaser with all the information needed to attend.
  5. Guest blogger Alanna Shaikh discusses four unexpected impacts of NTDs.
  6. Kim Koporc from Children Without Worms informs readers about the holistic approach to treating worms in women and children.
  7. We captured some amazing photos of our 15 second spot on the CBS Superscreen in Times Square!
  8. Global Networks Policy Director Michelle Brooks attended the screening for the film  The Test, which provided an on-the-ground example of what disease prevention and treatment integration could look like.
  9. Global Network has been selected as a TwitCause and will be a featured charity all next week!

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