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Schistosomiasis: Ending the Anguish of a Silent Disease

For communities already burdened by poverty and ravaged by scourges such as malaria and tuberculosis, the parasitic disease schistosomiasis is especially devastating. The disease weakens the body's resistance to other infections and leads to poor growth and impaired learning in children. The Carter Center works to control the disease and provide hope for future generations in Nigeria, the most schistosomiasis-endemic country in Africa.

Learn more about the Schistosomiasis Control Program:
http://www.cartercenter.org/health/schistosomiasis/index.html

The Carter Center Celebrates 1 Million Treatments for Schistosomiasis in Nigeria:
http://www.cartercenter.org/news/documents/doc2459.html

Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.

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