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Major Media Highlights of Carter Center Work

May 22, 2017

  • Bill Gates Reviews A Full Life By President Jimmy Carter
    TIME Magazine

    Last week, Jimmy Carter made a surprise appearance at our foundation’s annual employee meeting. His visit was a huge honor for all of us. I think he was an even bigger hit with our colleagues than Bono, who stopped by a few years ago. They particularly loved hearing him talk about Rosalynn, his wife of over 70 years. According to the former President, the secret to their incredible love story is simple: give each other space, and never go to bed angry. Our team soaked up all the insights he had to offer on love, global health, and many other topics.

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  • Using Social Media, Carter Center Maps Syria Conflict
    Voice of America

    As the director of the Carter Center's Conflict Resolution Program, Lebanese-born Hrair Balian had a problem at the onset of the war in Syria in 2011. "There really was a shortage of reliable information of developments on the ground," he told VOA in an interview at the Atlanta headquarters of the Carter Center. "All we were seeing was propaganda."

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Friday, March 3, 2017

  • Where Beijing, Washington, and African Governments Can Work Together
    Foreign Affairs

    The first month of Donald Trump’s presidency has raised the specter of heightened competition between China and the United States. Despite the inevitable competition between the two countries, Beijing and Washington can still cooperate on issues where they share interests. In Africa, it should be clear to both sides that their shared priorities dwarf their differences—and that these priorities are also held by many on the continent.

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Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

  • President Jimmy Carter Speaks on ‘Defeating Disease’
    FOX: WAGA “Good Day Atlanta”

    A new exhibit at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum in Atlanta spotlights work being done around the world to eradicate disease.  It's something President Jimmy Carter himself is passionate about, and he took some time to talk with Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken about his dedication to wipe out Guinea worm disease.

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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

  • Carter: Guinea Worm Disease Reported in 3 Countries in 2016
    Associate Press

    Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for decades to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says only 25 human cases of the illness were reported worldwide in 2016. When The Carter Center joined the battle to eliminate Guinea worm disease in the mid-1980s, there were about 3.5 million cases in 21 countries, the former president said Wednesday.

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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

  • Disease That Causes 3-Foot Worm To Grow In Body Eliminated From Mali
    The Huffington Post

    Former President Jimmy Carter is close to checking off a major bucket-list item: ending a horrific and ancient disease. Together with his eponymous foundation, Carter, 92, announced on Wednesday that dracunculusm, known as Guinea worm disease, has been eliminated from Mali and that there were just 25 reported cases in three African countries last year.

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