Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Yank Barry, Founder of Global Village Champions Foundation and Philippe Douste-Blazy, Under-Secretary-General, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations

In October, 2006, Philippe Douste-Blazy was elected President of UNITAID, a multilateral South-North organization and a global health partnership established under the auspices of the United Nations to fi ght AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria among the world’s’ most vulnerable populations, most of whom live in countries devastated by conflict and war (e.g. Haiti, Central African Republic, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Angola, Guinea, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Irak…). UNITAID is based at the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Go here for a more in-depth look at this incredible man and his accomplishments:  Bio

Thank you for sharing your passion to see an end to world hunger
Jackie Bigford
Social Media Director
Global Village Champions Foundation

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