Real Lives, Real Change

Meet Abdalla Yousif

Driven to fight disease, Sudanese health worker Abdalla Yousif has worked over 40 years to end blinding trachoma and remains committed: “I will keep working to improve health until the last days of my life.”

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A nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy and human rights; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care.

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  • From the CEO

    From the CEO

    Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters, CEO, explains how effective two-way communication is critical to the Center's work and empowers those we seek to help.

  • Expert Q&A

    Expert Q&A

    A new Syria Mapping Project report analyzes how the nature and number of ISIS-linked activities have changed in the last few years.

  • Mental Health Fellows

    Mental Health

    During her Carter fellowship, a giant oak tree crashed into Courtenay Harris Bond’s home in Philadelphia, disrupting her life and her work.

  • Expert Q&A

    Expert Q&A

    The Center works with the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health to improve the training of health professionals who work directly with women and children.