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Waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope worldwide since 1982.
Waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope worldwide since 1982.

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Measure for Measure - Health study brings hope. It’s good to distribute medicine that helps people avoid a painful, potentially blinding eye disease. It’s even better when that medicine also helps keep babies & children alive. http://bit.ly/2CKf5Bx
Measure for Measure
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Happy #InternationalDayOfTheGirl. The Carter Center and our partners work to advance and safeguard the rights of women and girls globally, providing them with the tools to transform their own lives.
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Carter Center trained community justice advisor Theodosia Bordor educates her neighbors on Liberian law through free mediation services and community awareness sessions. Having the highest case load across eight Liberian counties, Bordor provides services for marriage, child support, property, divorce, rape, and inheritance cases. Learn more about her passion for justice. https://bit.ly/2Oz8P1P #AccessToJustice
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Only 5 more days until the #InternationalDayofPeace! Carter Center programs promote conflict resolution, democracy, and the advancement of human rights to help create a more hopeful future for us all. Join us as we celebrate #Emory21DaysofPeace. What will your #peacedaychallenge be?
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These children in Nigeria will grow up without fear of river blindness. The Center's work with the Nigerian Ministry of Health and other partners are putting the painful disease in "the dustbin of history" for 2.6 million people in central Nigeria. http://bit.ly/2CpB8hy
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Trachoma is the world’s leading cause of preventable blindness. Listen to a new podcast to learn why Trachoma Control Program Director Kelly Callahan is optimistic about eliminating this disease. https://cartercenter.podbean.com/

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New School of Thought Helps Liberians Blossom - “Children & adolescents need psychosocial support tailored to their needs." Dr. Janice Cooper, leader of the Center's Liberia mental health work. 80 + clinicians are now trained in youth mental health. http://bit.ly/2w290LQ
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Striking Out Disease in Hispaniola

Lymphatic filariasis, a disfiguring disease that can cause permanent damage, is no longer common in the Dominican Republic. Through the administration of donated drugs as part of the Carter Center’s Hispaniola Initiative, children on the island have a greater chance of a brighter future. http://bit.ly/2CCLQw6
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Uganda has announced it has freed two new regions from river blindness. Nearly 1.5 million people in total are now free of the disease. The Center has worked with Uganda’s Ministry of Health and our partners since 1996 to stop river blindness in Uganda. http://bit.ly/2BbXz9z
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