December 13, 2010

Diane Sawyer visits Jhpiego project on upcoming ‘20/20’

On Friday, Dec. 17, 20/20 host Diane Sawyer will begin a series of stories on global health issues whose first show includes Jhpiego’s work in developing the national community-based midwifery education system across Afghanistan.

During the broadcast, ABC will encourage viewers to make contributions in support of organizations working to make a difference. Jhpiego is on ABC’s list and is asking for the support of the Johns Hopkins community.

Viewers will be encouraged to go to to make a donation.  Jhpiego must have 50 unique visitors making a contribution and must collect at least $4,000 during the 30-day period following the airing of the show in order to remain on the ABC list.