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Highlights of Major Media Coverage of The Carter Center 2010

Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010

Jimmy Carter vs. Guinea Worm: Sudan is Last Battle

Associated Press

Lily pads and purple flowers dot one corner of the watering hole. Bright green algae covers another. Two women collect water in plastic jugs while a cattle herder bathes nearby.

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Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010

Jimmy Carter's Dream of Eradication

CNN Impact Your World

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter discusses the Carter Center's efforts to eradicate Guinea worm disease.

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Monday, Dec. 13, 2010

Jimmy Carter's Fight to Eradicate the Guinea Worm

DER SPIEGEL

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jimmy Carter is leading a unique battle to eradicate the Guinea worm. His efforts have brought the painful infection, transmitted via contaminated water, to the brink of elimination. The decisive battle is being fought in Sudan.

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Friday, Dec. 1, 2010

Medical Education Meets Health Reform: New Models Are Needed for Patient-Centered Care

Journal of the American Medical Association

When Orientation Begins at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, the initial welcome to first-year medical students is not from their dean, Robert Golden, MD. The first voices they hear as they begin their medical education are those of patients. The patients talk about their illnesses and the impact of these conditions not only on the population at large, but on themselves and their loved ones.

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Monday, Nov. 8, 2010

Breaking a Vicious Cycle

Emory Magazine

Jimmy Carter is planning a send-off for the last Guinea worm on earth. Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn Carter, The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory, has worked to advance human rights and alleviate human suffering in more than seventy countries. One of the center's core activities, the Guinea Worm Eradication Program, is nearing the finish line, with only four countries still reporting cases. President Carter spoke with Emory Magazine about the program's impressive achievements and the lessons learned along the way.

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Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

Carter Center Reacts to Mental Health Settlement

WXIA-TV Atlanta (NBC)

On Thursday, Oct. 21, Carter Center Mental Health Program Director Dr. Thom Bornemann was interviewed live in studio on WXIA-TV's "Evening News at 7 with Brenda Wood" as part of coverage of the Georgia mental health crisis settlement. The story was designated the number one news story of the day and Brenda Wood discussed the crisis as part of her "Final Word" segment.

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WXIA video screenshot - Thom Bornemann
 

Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010

Carter Center Puts End to Dreaded Disease

Voice of America

Carter Center says Nigeria is latest country to eradicate water-born parasite Guinea worm. "Sudan is the last stand for Guinea worm disease," says former U.S. president Jimmy Carter.  In the country's southern region, almost 1400 people have the disease, says the Atlanta-based Carter Center.

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Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010

Guinea Worm Disease Down 99 Percent Since Late 1980's

Examiner.com

To say the progress made has been "remarkable" is really putting it mildly. This parasitic disease, guinea worm disease, had plagued the continent of Africa to the tune of 3.5 million people just 24 years ago.

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Examiner
 

Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Hero's Welcome for Carter and American Freed by North Korea

Agence France Presse

Former US president Jimmy Carter returned Friday to a hero's welcome as he brought home safely an American national sentenced to eight years hard labor in North Korea.

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Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Gomes Family Statement (Video and print)

The Boston Globe

The family of Aijalon Gomes feels blessed today to be able to welcome Aijalon home and into the arms of all those who love him.

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Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Carter Wins Release of American from North Korea (Print and Video)

CNN

Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to arrive in the United States Friday with an American who was imprisoned in North Korea after entering the isolated communist nation illegally in January, the Carter Center said.

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Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Carter Secures U.S. Citizen Release

Reuters

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter leaves Pyongyang with a U.S. citizen who had been sentenced to eight years' hard labour in North Korea.

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Reuters
   

Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Boston Man Set Free in North Korea (Print and Video)

Boston Globe

A Boston man being held in North Korea since January for crossing into that country illegally was freed yesterday at the behest of former President Jimmy Carter, and is expected to arrive back in Boston today.

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Liberia Struggles With Land Disputes

PRI's The World

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

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Election Observer Calls for Patience During Guinea Vote Counting

Voice of America

Sunday, June 27, 2010

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Must See: The Squirming Scourge of Guinea Worms

New York Times (Blog)

Friday, May 28, 2010

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Shrinking the Malaria Map From the Outside In

ScienceMag.org

Friday, May 14, 2010

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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter; Fighting Guinea Worm to the Death

Lives – New Answers for Global Health (publication from Scientific American)

Fall 2010 issue

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Chaotic Sudan Vote Count 'Open to Manipulation'

Reuters

Monday, May 10, 2010
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First Lady Rosalynn Carter on America's Mental Health Crisis

Time.com

Thursday, May 06, 2010

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Sudan's Future Depends on Acceptance of Vote Results, Says President Carter

Voice of America

Thursday, April 15, 2010

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Ex-President Carter Welcomes Sudan Vote Extension
Associated Press

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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Winning the Worm War

New York Times

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Health Workers Push to Eradicate Guinea Worm Parasite in Sudan

PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

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Eradicating Guinea Worm, Step-by-Step

PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

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Sudan Can Rid World of a Horrible Disease

CNN

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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Guinea Worm a Greater Challenge Than Smallpox

CNN

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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