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Expertise to Take on Global Diseases
Bill Clinton spotlights TIG Global’s Online Marketing Efforts at the Clinton
Global Initiative for the Fight against Neglected Tropical Disease
WASHINGTON, DC – October 9, 2007 – TIG Global, the largest Internet marketing firm in the DC metro area (, devotes its expertise to STOP Neglected Tropical Diseases.  In partnership with Sabine Vaccine Institute (, TIGG will lead the online drive to eliminate the 13 global diseases of poverty known as “Neglected Tropical Diseases” (NTDs), which currently affect 2.7 billion people.  TIG Global will create and execute on several online marketing fronts to drive citizens to the STOP NTDs website ( in an effort to increase awareness of the program, raise money via donations, and to encourage concerned citizens to sign the STOP NTDs petition to accelerate government funding for the cause.

“With the great fortune and opportunities we have in the U.S., it is imperative that we do what we can to improve the lives of those born into disparate circumstances,” said Frederic Malek, CEO of TIG Global. “The opportunity to protect millions of people from life-altering disease is sitting on our doorstep.  I hope our involvement in this campaign will encourage other businesses to adopt and support this and similar causes. Even the smallest donations reap invaluable returns on investment by saving millions of lives.” 

NTDs refer to the 13 disfiguring and life-threatening, parasitic and bacterial infections that are rampant in less developed countries. These diseases blind, disable, and kill billions of people each year, promoting a cycle of poverty that affects generations. The NTDs campaign is headed by the Sabin Vaccine Institute and is a priority of the Clinton Global Initiative, a non-partisan catalyst for action that strives to implement innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. 

“NTDs are diseases of poverty that afflict the poorest of the poor – over one billion people. That’s more than HIV/AIDS and malaria combined, said Alyssa Milano, actress and the Founding Ambassador of the NTDs program. “NTDs can be controlled or eliminated affordably, effectively, and safely for just fifty cents per person, per year.” 

TIG Global Applies Dynamic Internet Marketing Strategies and Support for Other Noteworthy Causes 

TIG Global is very active with many philanthropic endeavors – some of which include the Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund of Washington, DC; the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation; the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Rebuilding Together - Anne Arundel County; Habitat for Humanity’ and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.  TIG Global uses in-house talent to develop engaging and persuasive websites – designed to raise awareness, and ultimately to fundraise. 

Join the Fight Against NTDs

You can take action now at by signing the STOP NTDs petition. It calls upon Congress to increase awareness of NTDs by designating an NTD Day 2008 and increasing funding for NTD control. You can also make a tax-deductible, secure, online donation at NTD control costs only 50 cents per person, per year, which includes drug delivery, health education materials, training of personnel, monitoring and evaluation. 

About TIG Global:

TIG Global ( – headquartered in Washington, DC – is the leading provider of Internet marketing services for the travel sector and other industries. TIG Global serves more than 800 clients located throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean. TIG Global’s online marketing services ( include website design and translations, search engine optimization, pay-per-click marketing, strategic linking to a domestic and international network of partners, email marketing, and custom reporting and analysis. 


TIG Global Contact
Molly Israel


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