Jun 2015 - May 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 Carter Center, World Health Organisation, The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Guinea Worm or Dracunculiasis Eradication Programmes in Chad, Ethiopia, Mali and/or South Sudan -

OTHER FUNDERS

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, U.K. Department for International Development (DfID), Alwaleed Philanthropies, ELMA Philanthropies -