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By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 15th, 2014
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Neglected Tropical Diseases and the END7 campaign

Dr. Neeraj Mistry, Managing director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases discusses neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and the END7 campaign with Outbreak News This Week Radio show host Robert Herriman More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
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Abhishek Bachchan spreads awareness of neglected tropical diseases, named END7 campaign ambassador in India

The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) recently named Abhishek Bachchan, Bollywood superstar and international humanitarian, as its first official END7 campaign ambassador in India to More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Pfizer celebrate the 15th anniversary of the International Trachoma Initiative and their campaign to eliminate trachoma by 2020

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joined Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), an independent, not-for-profit program dedicated to the elimination 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 Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Emily Blunt and Priyanka Chopra among celebrities who joined END7 campaign VIDEO

In a new video released Tuesday, six international artists call upon their fans to support the END7 campaign, an international advocacy campaign that seeks to raise the awareness and funding necessary to control More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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One out of every six people in Karamoja, Uganda has trachoma: health officials

Trachoma Carter Center Video Screen Shot A severe outbreak of trachoma has been reported in Karamoja with at least 50,000 people in dire need of urgent eye surgery to prevent blindness, according to a New Vision More...



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