President of the Canada-based World Media Institute, Wayne Kines,while visiting Beijing, met with Yang Zhenwu, Deputy Editor in Chief of the China Peoples' Daily. Mr. Kines, who is also the Global Communications Director of the Nightingale Initiative for Global Health (NIGH), briefed Mr. Zhenwu, among other things, on the NIGH initiative. China People's Daily is among the most influential and authoritative newspapers in China. According to UNESCO, it takes its place among the world top ten newspapers.
In 2008 & 2009, Asoka Roy’s family created a Platinum Sponsorship of the Nightingale Declaration Campaign to honor the memory of their sister — a pioneering nurse & midwife in both India & the United States. Projects developed from this contribution included an India-wide outreach of the Nightingale Declaration dedicated to Asoka’s memory.
See: An Indian Nightingale
Generous Support of Drs. Rustum & Della Roy