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Meet Mulat Zerihun

The Carter Center’s senior technical advisor for Ethiopia’s Amhara region trains health workers to perform eyelid surgery that relieves the painful and often blinding effects of repeated trachoma infections.

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    Information Champion

    Meet Regina N. Bee, a Carter Center youth information ambassador, who educates students in Liberia about freedom of information laws.

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    Peer-to-Peer Counseling

    A new project in Myanmar aims to help women access mental health support, desperately needed in a country with a long-running civil war and a daily risk of violence.

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    Carter Center mental health and democracy programs joined forces this fall to support the mental health of our frontline election officials.

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    Building Hope

    At work in many of the poorest regions in the world, The Carter Center brings peace, health, and hope to those who need it most.