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Trachoma Staffers Make Exam Scopes at Home

What do you get when you combine a couple of creative Carter Center staffers, a 3D printer, and some soldering tools? Learn how Vanessa Scholtens and Drew Deathe are turning ordinary mobile phones into powerful tools that can be used in the field to assess trachoma, a bacterial eye disease.

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