The Center For Global Health And Diplomacy To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Center for Global Health and Diplomacy (CGHD), an international hub for health and diplomacy providing a unique platform where global health leaders can engage with other stakeholders to address pressing global health issues, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion the 2013 health champions and future leaders global health leaders will ring the Closing Bell. President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, Michel Sidibe of UNAIDS and the President of CGHD Joanne Manrique.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, September 27, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact : Danielle Doughman (202) 467-8370 jmanrique@ghdnews.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About The Center for Global Health and Diplomacy:

The Center for Global Health and Diplomacy (CGHD) is an international hub for health and diplomacy providing a unique platform where global health leaders can engage with other stakeholders to address pressing global health issues. CGHD hosts Global Health and Diplomacy Forums where global leaders address critical global health challenges and solutions. CGHD reaches presidential offices in 55 countries through its online/ print publication and its international roundtable forums.

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