Africa Union Health Ministers Call for Increased Investments to Rid Africa of Neglected Trop
On Tuesday, Jimmy Carter was the guest on the Daily Show with John Stewart. He had a great segment on Guinea Worm and the success of the Carter Foundation over the past 25 years.
View the clip here.
We're pleased to share that at about 5:15he also discussed “neglected diseases” in general and the goes into detail about his working fighting trachoma in Ethiopia. This is great exposure for NTDs!
New Video Builds Momentum in Global Effort to End Neglected Tropical Diseases by 2020
By Russell Skelton, The Age
HUGH Taylor's war on trachoma began 35 years ago. As a young doctor, he travelled the red dirt roads of the Tanami Desert in a beat-up Land Rover with the late Fred Hollows dispensing medical help to an estimated 10,000 Aboriginal men, women and children with the catastrophic eye disease.