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It's Just 15

Just 15 human cases of Guinea worm disease were reported in four countries in 2021, the lowest number ever recorded. When The Carter Center first started leading this eradication campaign, there were an estimated 3.5 million cases in 21 countries.

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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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  • Eye of the Eagle

    Eye of the Eagle

    Our Eye of the Eagle publication provides the latest news about blindness prevention activities assisted by Carter Center programs.

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    From the Blog

    In the most difficult of times, Carter Center trachoma teams and our partners working in the Amhara region of Ethiopia persevere.

  • From the Blog

    From the Blog

    The dire humanitarian situation in Syria has worsened due to infrastructure loss, continued military action, and a major cholera outbreak.

  • From the Blog

    From the Blog

    Global Guinea worm summit sparks important discussions, renews energy, and delivers tangible actions to accelerate eradication efforts.