Jun 2015 - May 2021

Guinea Worm Eradication Programme

$20,000,000 Grant Value

To support the Carter Center, the World Health Organization and country programmes in their efforts to eradicate Guinea Worm Disease / Dracunculiasis worldwide. If successful, this will be the second infectious disease ever eradicated - after smallpox.

Region

Global

Partners

  • The Carter CenterWorld Health OrganizationThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)National Guinea Worm / Dracunculiasis Eradication Programmes (Chad -

  • Ethiopia -

  • Mali -

  • South Sudan) -

EVALUATORS

  • Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationU.K. Department for International Development (DfID)Alwaleed PhilanthropiesELMA PhilanthropiesVarious countries and organizations -

OTHER FUNDERS

  • Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationU.K. Department for International Development (DfID)Alwaleed PhilanthropiesELMA PhilanthropiesVarious countries and organizations -