Jun 2015 - Jun 2021

Guinea Worm Eradication Programme

$20,000,000 Grant Value

To support the Carter Center, the World Health Organisation 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 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) -

  • World Health Organization -

  • The Carter Center -

  • National Guinea Worm or Dracunculiasis Eradication Programmes in Chad, Ethiopia, Mali and South Sudan -

OTHER FUNDERS

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation -

  • UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office -

  • Alwaleed Philanthropies -

  • ELMA Philanthropies -

  • Various countries and organisations -