Real Lives, Real Change

Meet Marie Madeleine Togo

After narrowly escaping Guinea worm disease as a child, Dr. Togo grew up to become minister of health for the Republic of Mali. Today, under her leadership and in partnership with The Carter Center, the disease is on the brink of elimination in Mali.

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