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Guinea Worm Disease

The World's Youngest Country and a Very Old Disease: South Sudan Proves Guinea Worm Can Be Defeated With Return to Peace

Dr. Donald R. Hopkins | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Dr. Donald R. Hopkins

This past year, the national program reported a 99-percent reduction in cases since 2006. In the history of the campaign, this is the greatest reduction of cases in just seven years and is a demonstration of what South Sudan can do with sustained peace when it puts its mind to it.

WATCH: Jimmy Carter Announces Major Disease On The Brink Of Eradication

HuffPost Live | Basel Hamdan and Alexandra Schuster | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A painful and debilitating disease which dates back to ancient times is on the brink of eradication, former President Jimmy Carter announced on HuffPo...

Invisible Children and the Carter Center Model

Victor Udoewa | Posted 06.16.2012 | World
Victor Udoewa

We sometimes forget that we can support a person or a group and synchronously criticize certain actions, thoughts, or words. I support Invisible Children and simultaneously feel free to criticize certain tactics, campaigns, or actions.

Guinea Worm: Second Disease In History To Disappear?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For all of the mind-boggling achievements of modern medicine, only one -- one! -- disease has ever been completely eradicated: smallpox. But now gui...