On April 11-12, 2012, G8 Foreign Ministers met in Washington, D.C. in preparation for the upcoming G8 summit, which will be held at Camp David at the end of May. During the meeting, the ministers expressed their continued support for global health.

Georgette is a mom and community health worker in Burundi. Hear how millions have received treatment for NTDs.

 

Introduction

Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, infects 26 million people living near the rivers and fast-moving streams of sub-Saharan Africa.  A small number of cases have also been reported in Yemen and the Americas.

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