General - Articles by Carter Center Experts
Nov. 18, 2011
Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions and Preventive Measures
This book by Janine Selendy was published in 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell and Horizon International and is reprinted with permission. View Flier (PDF) >
Written by authorities from the fields of public health, medicine, epidemiology, environmental health, climate change, environmental engineering, and population research, this book presents an interdisciplinary picture of the conditions responsible for water and sanitation related diseases. It examines the pathogens and their biology, morbidity and mortality resulting from lack of safe water and sanitation, distribution of these diseases, and the conditions that must be met to reduce or eradicate them.
Selected Chapters (PDFs)
Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease): Case Study of the Effort to Reduce Guinea Worm
Donald R. Hopkins, Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben
Adrian Hopkins, Boakye A. Boatin
Joseph A. Cook, Silvio P. Mariotti
Nov. 1, 2006
The Global Water Crisis and Guinea Worm Disease by Jimmy Carter
This contribution is part of the 2006 Human Development Report, published by the United Nations Development Program.
Jan. 1, 2006
WorldView Magazine: Dr. Donald Hopkins on Disease Ground War
"Ground War," by Donald R. Hopkins, was published in the Winter 2005 issue of WorldView Magazine, a publication of The National Peace Corps Association. This article is posted with permission from WorldView Magazine.
Dec. 1, 2003
Water Culture: An Interview with President Carter
"Water Culture," published in December 2003 by the SKeGROUP and the Ocean Futures Society, uses images and Q&A interviews with leading figures in the environmental movement to tell the story of the precious element of water in a state of beauty and tragedy. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was interviewed by Jean-Michel Cousteau, the eldest son of the late ocean explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, founder of Ocean Futures Society--and the book's leading author--and Marisha Shibuya.
Oct. 1, 2003
Oct. 1, 2003