Starved for Attention: The Crisis of Childhood Malnutrition

Public Talk and Exhibit at Toronto Reference Library

TORONTO, June 15 /CNW/ - Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders and VII Photo present "Starved for Attention," a multimedia campaign exposing the neglected and largely invisible crisis of childhood malnutrition. The exhibit and panel discussion are free and open to the public and will be hosted at the Toronto Reference Library from Saturday, June 19 to Friday, June 25. The panel discussion, moderated by award winning journalist Sally Armstrong will take place on Tuesday, June 22.

"Starved for Attention" aims to rewrite the story of malnutrition through a series of multimedia documentaries that seamlessly blend photography and video from some of the most accomplished and award-winning photojournalists working today.

    
    Where: Toronto Reference Library (Atrium), 789 Yonge Street (North of
           Bloor)
    When:  June 19 - June 25, 2010
           Panel Discussion is on Tuesday, June 22, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Who:   Panellists: Marilyn McHarg, MSF Canada General Director and Sherri
           Grady, MSF field nurse. Moderator: Award winning journalist Sally
           Armstrong
    

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SOURCE Toronto Public Library

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Anne Marie Aikins, Manager, Corporate Communications, Toronto Public Library, 416-393-7212, media@torontopubliclibrary.ca


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