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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center congratulate President Enrique Peña Nieto and the people of Mexico for eliminating onchocerciasis (river blindness) within its borders, as verified...

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An international coalition working with countries in the Americas are pushing for the final elimination of onchocerciasis, or river blindness in the Western hemisphere. “Today, four of the six river...

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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Mexican businessman Carlos Slim announced Thursday a partnership to assist the regional initiative working with six countries in the Americas to eliminate river...

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PRESS RELEASE A new test will accelerate global progress toward eliminating onchocerciasis, a leading cause of preventable blindness in Africa. PATH, an international nonprofit health organization,Sunday...

During a ceremony held at the Carter Center’s headquarters on May 15, 2014, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Lions Clubs International Foundation Chairperson Wayne Madden announced a US $8.8 million...

August 31, 2013: River blindness, Lyme disease LISTEN to the podcasts HERE and HERE Today’s Guests: Donald R. Hopkins, M.D., M.P.H., Vice-President of Health Programs at the Carter Center Katrina Starzhynskaya,...