WATCH LIVE: Major Guinea Worm Disease Announcement March 21 at The Carter Center

Watch a LIVE press conference below announcing a status update on the global campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease.

South Sudan Minister of Health Dr. Riek Gai Kok will make a historic Guinea worm announcement during a 30-minute news conference at The Carter Center. The news conference will be led by eradication expert Dr. Donald R. Hopkins.

We apologize for the audio difficulty at the beginning of our press conference broadcast. An updated video of the complete event can be found below.

The Carter Center spearheads the international Guinea worm eradication campaign and works in close partnership with national programs, the World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UNICEF, and many other partners.

Learn more about the Center's Guinea Worm Eradication Program »