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2019-05-01T17:04:48.000Z
Video Title:
Power of Giving 2019 | Health & Medicine: Keynote, Dr. William Foege
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What helped eradicate smallpox? Join world-renowned epidemiologist, William Foege, MD, MPH, as he speaks about philanthropy’s role in accomplishing major milestones in public health over the past century through public-private partnerships. In his keynote to the Smithsonian’s 2019 POWER OF GIVING symposium, Dr. Foege discusses how these partnerships led to the development of vaccines for yellow fever and polio; the eradication of hookworm and smallpox; and contemporary campaigns to fight the spread of AIDS and the Zika virus, among other achievements. THE POWER OF GIVING: PHILANTHROPY’S IMPACT ON AMERICAN LIFE, is part of the National Museum of American History’s Philanthropy Initiative. To view other POWER OF GIVING videos, visit the Philanthropy Initiative’s YouTube Playlist, visit http://bit.ly/2JE4ivl. For more information about the Philanthropy Initiative, visit https://americanhistory.si.edu/topics/philanthropy.
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21 min 34 sec
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American History  Search this
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