TED Prize

Use my photographs to stop the worldwide XDR-TB epidemic: James Nachtwey on TED.com

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Photojournalist James Nachtwey sees his TED Prize wish come true, as we share his powerful photographs of XDR-TB, a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis that’s touching off a global medical crisis. Learn 3 quick ways to help at XDRTB.org. (Duration: 5:52.)

See James Nachtwey’s powerful photographs on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 300+ TEDTalks — including more talks about Media That Matters.

Watch James Nachtwey make his TED Prize wish: “I’m working on a story that the world needs to know about. I wish for you to help me break it, in a way that provides spectacular proof of the power of news photography in the digital age.”

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Comments (2)

  • Marconi Pereira commented on Oct 4 2008

    This speech will inspire everyone as it did with me. I hope that everybody gathers to the places to see the pictures and feel the other’s pain as their own pain.

  • amy denmeade commented on Oct 3 2008

    thank you for sharing this and encouraging all of us to do the same.

    Nachtwey’s photos are powerful and important.