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Ghana Declares Victory Over Guinea Worm

Once the world’s second most endemic country for Guinea worm, Ghana was certified by the World Health Organization in January 2015 as having eliminated this debilitating disease. The West African country was one of the first nations assisted by the Carter Center-led Guinea worm eradication campaign and battled major setbacks on its way to zero cases. Ghana’s victory over the disease ushers Guinea worm toward the brink of becoming the second human disease to be eradicated from earth.

2015 Press Release | Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Congratulates People of Ghana for Eliminating Guinea Worm Disease:
http://www.cartercenter.org/news/pr/ghana-012015.html

Learn more about the Center's Guinea worm program: http://www.cartercenter.org/health/guinea_worm/index.html

Join the countdown:
http://www.cartercenter.org/health/guinea_worm/case-totals.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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