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Eliminating River Blindness In Sudan: 'The Education of Jeref'

In this three-part video journal, join Carter Center expert Dr. Moses Katabarwa and his colleagues from the Sudan Ministry of Health and Lions Clubs International Foundation in the field as they guide and support the pioneering community-based approach that has brought river blindness to the brink of elimination.

Part II: "The Education of Jeref"
Jeref, a village in Abu Hamad locality, has made significant strides against onchocerciasis, but Carter Center and Sudanese health experts know that educating people about how to prevent the disease is crucial to permanently eliminating it. Follow the team as they work side-by-side with community members learning new health care approaches. Second in a three-part video series on the pioneering approach that has brought river blindness to the brink of elimination in Sudan's Abu Hamad region.

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