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November 30, 2018

ATLANTA — The Carter Center today released its Youth and Women’s Consultations on Political Participation in Kenya report, which outlines key challenges women and youth face when trying to participate in politics and offers detailed recommendations for strengthening th...

249 clinicians are now trained in mental health, with 83 specializing in the needs of children and adolescents

ATLANTA…Nineteen clinicians specializing in child and adolescent mental health graduated today in Monrovia, Liberia, from a training developed by the Carter Ce...

May 4, 2018

New CDC Research Provides Analysis of Georgia’s Mental Health Landscape

ATLANTA…New CDC research into children’s mental health services and policies will be unveiled during the 23nd annual Rosalynn Carter Georgia Mental Health Forum on May 11, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...

March 21, 2018

ATLANTA — The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has succeeded in interrupting transmission of Guinea worm disease, the country’s minister of health announced Wednesday at The Carter Center. As of the end of February 2018, South Sudan, which gained independence from S...

March 21, 2018

ATLANTA — South Sudan Minister of Health Dr. Riek Gai Kok will make a historic Guinea worm announcement during a 30-minute news conference at The Carter Center on the morning of Wednesday, March 21.  The Carter Center, together with the World Health Organization (WHO),...

March 21, 2018

ATLANTA — Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health has interrupted transmission of river blindness in two large states and as a result will stop mass drug administration (MDA) of ivermectin (Mectizan®) in 2018. About 2 million residents of Plateau and Nasarawa states will...

March 14, 2018

The Carter Center, MAP International, and the Liberian Ministry of Health have formed a new partnership to combat a growing mental health crisis in Liberia.

MAP International, is joining with The Carter Center, to provide neuropsychiatric medicines and supplies to the L...

Atlanta — The Carter Center, together with its partners, recognizes continued progress in the global Guinea worm eradication campaign. In 2017, there were only 20 villages with cases of Guinea worm disease in two countries, both in Africa, compared to 23,735 villages i...

We all know Benjamin Franklin’s proverb “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” It makes sense to try to keep a bad thing from happening rather than to try to fix the mess that results if you let the bad thing happen. This simple but profound principle is at...

November 21, 2017

The Carter Center and Emory University celebrate an amazing 35-year partnership in 2017, a rare and productive union between a nongovernmental organization and a leading institution of higher education. Together, our reach has improved the lives of millions of the worl...

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