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By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Nigeria distributes new national guidelines for co-implementation of interventions to eliminate malaria and lymphatic filariasis

PRESS RELEASE The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health is distributing new national guidelines for co-implementation of interventions to eliminate malaria and lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis). This combined nationwide More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Carter Center: 148 Guinea worm cases were reported worldwide in 2013

PRESS RELEASE The Carter Center announced today that 148 Guinea worm cases were reported worldwide in 2013. These provisional numbers, reported by ministries of health in the remaining four endemic nations and More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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The Top 10 Infectious Disease and Outbreak News stories of 2013

2013 was a year full of impactful infectious disease stories with outbreaks of diseases not before seen in humans, diseases seen in new parts of the planet and miracle stories of survivors. Drugs not approved in More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, August 29th, 2013
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River blindness, Guinea worm disease and more: The work and accomplishments of the Carter Center

The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, founded by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering; More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 29th, 2013
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Former President Jimmy Carter congratulates Colombia as first in the Americas to eliminate river blindness

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter today congratulated President Juan Manuel Santos and the people of Colombia for becoming the first of six countries in the Americas to eliminate river blindness, according to a More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Carter Center says it will work to eliminate river blindness in 10 countries in Africa and Latin America

The Carter Center announced today that it will no longer only control river blindness, but instead it will work with ministries of health to eliminate it in all 10 countries in Africa and Latin America in the areas More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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Two Nigerian states stop the transmission lymphatic filariasis, Carter Center congratulates the achievement (VIDEO)

 The Carter Center congratulates Nasarawa and Plateau states for becoming the first Nigerian states to stop transmission of lymphatic filariasis (LF), a parasitic disease most commonly known for causing elephantiasis, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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CDC Foundation honors former US President Jimmy Carter

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter received the 2012 CDC Foundation Hero Award at a ceremony Oct. 18 at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC Foundation is honoring President Carter for three More...


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