Liberia: Guinea Border Remains Open - Ambassador Dore Discloses
[Analyst]Despite the threats posed by the Ebola virus disease in the Mano River Union countries, the Government of the Republic of Guineahas announced its borders with Liberia will remain open. Guinean Ambassador to Liberia, His Excellency S.E. ElhadjAbdoulaye Dore, told The Analyst that the various border points entering into Liberia from Guinea have remained open since the outbreak of the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Guinea Shuts Borders in Bid to Halt Ebola Spread
[Deutsche Welle]Guinea has shut its borders with West African neighbors Sierra Leone and Liberia, seeking to halt the spread of Ebola. Almost 1,000 people have died in the outbreak, the majority in the three neighboring countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know
This year has quickly become the year of the Ebola virus. The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have stated that the chances of the virus spreading to the U.S. are low, it doesn’t change how fast it is spreading. A Fatal Disease Ebola virus disease is fatal for humans, with a 50 to 90 percent fatality rate, and since early 2014, nearly 600 people have died and more than 1,200 have become infected with the deadly virus, including two American aid workers. The World Health Organization (WHO) ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: cbskapost Tags: Health Africa Ebola ebola virus Epidemic Guinea Liberia Nigeria Pandemic Sierra Leone Source Type: news

WHO Director-General, west African presidents to launch intensified Ebola outbreak response plan
The Director-General of WHO and presidents of west African nations impacted by the Ebola virus disease outbreak will meet Friday in Guinea to launch a new joint US$ 100 million response plan as part of an intensified international, regional and national campaign to bring the outbreak under control. “The scale of the Ebola outbreak, and the persistent threat it poses, requires WHO and Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to take the response to a new level, and this will require increased resources, in-country medical expertise, regional preparedness and coordination,” says Dr Chan. “The countries have identi...
Source: WHO news - July 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: ebola haemhorragic fever, ebola virus, ebola fever, ebola virus disease, ebola haemhorragic fever, ebola virus, ebola fever, ebola virus disease, African Region [region], Guinea [country], Press release [doctype] Source Type: news

Fear of Ebola Breeds a Terror of Physicians
Health workers with Doctors Without Borders have been threatened with knives, stones and machetes by Guineans who believe they are the cause of the virus’s spread. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ADAM NOSSITER Tags: American Red Cross Epidemics Liberia Guinea Doctors Without Borders Ebola Virus Sierra Leone Source Type: news

2 Americans Test Positive for Ebola in Liberia
Health workers with Doctors Without Borders have been threatened with knives, stones and machetes by Guineans who blame them for spreading the deadly virus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ADAM NOSSITER Tags: American Red Cross Epidemics Liberia Guinea Doctors Without Borders Ebola Virus Sierra Leone Source Type: news

Update on polio in Equatorial Guinea
As of 16 July 2014, Equatorial Guinea has reported a total of 5 wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases, with onset of paralysis between 28 January 2014 (first case) and 3 May 2014 (most recent case). Genetic sequencing indicated that the cases are linked to the ongoing outbreak in Cameroon. A national emergency action plan to respond to the polio outbreak was developed by the Ministry of Health and polio partner agencies and is being implemented. Three nationwide campaigns with bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) have already been conducted in the country - two campaigns targeting children under 15 years old in April 2014 and...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - July 17, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: ihr, polio, poliovirus, polio encephalitis, vaccine, vaccine safety, vaccine quality, African Region [region], Disease outbreak news [doctype], Equatorial Guinea [country] Source Type: news

Guinea: Over 1 Million in Guinea Get Meningitis Vaccine
[VOA]More than 1.1 million people have been successfully vaccinated against meningitis in eastern Guinea, according to the country's Ministry of Health, the United Nations Children's Fund and the World Health Organization (WHO). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 20, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Unicef and Partners Vaccinating Over 1.1 Million People in Guinea to Halt Meningitis Outbreak
[Unicef]Conakry, Guinea -This weekend, the Government of Guinea, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF completed a vaccination campaign in the country's Eastern Region where a recent meningitis outbreak has already caused at least 52 deaths since the beginning of the year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 17, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Curbing Guinea's Other Outbreaks
[IRIN]Dakar -With health authorities and medical personnel battling Guinea's first outbreak of Ebola, there have inevitably been concerns about finding the human and physical resources to combat other diseases. Unlike Ebola, measles and meningitis are well known to Guinea and require a major, coordinated response from both the state and NGOs. Despite the 'Ebola factor', health organizations say they have maintained their operations and are combating measles and meningitis effectively. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: National Guinea Worm Week Marked in Accra
[Ghana Govt.]Ghana Health Service has launched the National Guinea Worm Week under the theme "final push towards Guinea worm certification". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea announces two new cases of Ebola in previously unaffected area
DAKAR/CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinean health officials announced two new confirmed cases of Ebola on Friday in an area previously untouched by the virus, which has killed more than 100 people in West Africa but which Guinea's government has said is now under control. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Equatorial Guinea: Equatorial Guinea Kicks Off Polio Campaign With Unicef and Partners
[Unicef]In response to the third confirmed case of poliovirus in Equatorial Guinea, the government, UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners have launched a national polio immunization campaign of children under 15. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - April 25, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Guinea: Guinea/Liberia - MSF Continues Ebola Response
[MSF]MSF is deploying more than 60 international staff and 270 Guinean and Liberian staff to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has so far claimed 135 lives according to official numbers. MSF is supporting local health authorities by caring for infected patients and implementing measures to contain the outbreak in three locations in Guinea and two in neighbouring Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 24, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Equatorial Guinea: Ebola - Facing Down Fear to Save Lives in Guinea
[IFRC]In Conakry, the capital of Guinea, everyone is frightened of the Ebola virus disease. It is the first time one of the most lethal viruses in the world has been detected in the country and stories are surfacing of people panicking, such as the time when passengers in a public transport vehicle abandoned the bus, in the middle of a traffic jam, when a pregnant woman inside, vomited. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Ebola Stretches Guinea's Health System
[AlertNet]EBOLA cases are stretching Guinea's fragile health system as the death toll continues to rise in the West African state, warns children's charity Plan International. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Guinea, Senegal Clash Over Ebola
[Heritage]Health Minister of Guinea has expressed serious opposition to the decision taken by neighboring Senegal to close its land borders with Guinea during the recent outbreak of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) in Guinea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: MSF Resumes Activities in Ebola Centre in Southeast Guinea
[MSF]Conakry -On Thursday, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) resumed activities in a treatment centre in Macenta, southeast Guinea, after it was forced to suspend work late last week following protests by a section of the local population. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Envoy Gives Update On Ebola in Guinea
[NEWS]Guinean Ambassador to Liberia, Abdoulaye Dore, has indicated that the death toll in his country has risen. However, he said positive actions for implementation are being taken to prevent the spread of the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 7, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: France Sends Anti-Ebola Team to Guinea, Crowd Attacks Aid Group
[RFI]France has sent teams of doctors to the airport of Guinea-Conakry to monitor passengers to Paris for the deadly Ebola virus. Guinea's government appealed for calm on Saturday after a crowd stormed a centre run by French-based charity, Doctors Without Borders (MSF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 7, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Mob Attacks Ebola Treatment Site
[VOA]The Guinean government appealed for calm Saturday, after a mob attacked a center where Ebola virus victims were being treated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: MSF Strengthens Response to Guinea Ebola Outbreak
[MSF]MSF has launched an emergency intervention and continues to reinforce its teams to respond to an outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Guinea. To date, Guinean health authorities have reported 134 suspected cases and 84 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 4, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: UN Health Agency Working to Contain Ebola Outbreak in Guinea
[UN News]The number of suspected and confirmed cases of Ebola (EVD) in Guinea has jumped from 103 to 122 in just three days, with 80 confirmed deaths, said the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), which will now focus on preventing further transmissions of the often fatal disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Ebola in Guinea an Outbreak, Not an Epidemic -WHO
[VOA]Geneva -The World Health Organization (WHO) says the Ebola outbreak in Guinea is very serious, but has not reached epidemic proportions. The latest WHO figures show 80 people have died among the 122 suspected cases of Ebola in Guinea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Scale of Guinea's Ebola Epidemic UnprecedentedScale of Guinea's Ebola Epidemic Unprecedented
Guinea faces an Ebola epidemic on an unprecedented scale as it battles to contain confirmed cases now scattered across several locations that are far apart. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - April 1, 2014 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

West Africa: Unicef Steps Up Response in Guinea As Ebola Reaches Capital
[Unicef]Conakry, Guinea/Dakar, Senegal -Amid an Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever (Ebola HF) outbreak, four cases in Conakry have been confirmed yesterday by the Guinean Government. In Guinea's capital and across the rest of the country, UNICEF is ramping up its activities in support of Guinean authorities to prevent the often fatal disease from claiming even more lives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola Epidemic in Guinea
"There is no treatment and no vaccine. The priority is to isolate suspected cases." An Ebola epidemic was declared in Guinea-Conakry on March 22. This is the... From: MSFCanada Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 03:01 More in Nonprofits & Activism (Source: MSF Multimedia)
Source: MSF Multimedia - March 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: http://gdata.youtube.com/schemas/2007#video Source Type: news

Guinea: Ebola Epidemic
"There is no treatment and no vaccine. The priority is to isolate suspected cases." An Ebola epidemic was declared in Guinea-Conakry on March 22. This is the first time that the virus has... From: MSF Canada Views: 409 1 ratings Time: 03:01 More in Nonprofits & Activism (Source: MSF Multimedia)
Source: MSF Multimedia - March 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: http://gdata.youtube.com/schemas/2007#video Source Type: news

Guinea: Guinea Battles With Ebola-Like Virus
[Daily Maverick]A strange virus is knocking down people in the West African country of Guinea. At the last count, 61 people have died from 87 known infections. Although symptoms are similar to the deadly Ebola virus, some tests have come back negative. If it's not Ebola, what is it? And how do you defend yourself against a mystery disease? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Health Officials Scramble to Contain Guinea Ebola Outbreak
[VOA]Dakar -At least 59 people have died following an outbreak of the Ebola virus in Guinea, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Health officials are taking steps to contain the outbreak, including educating the public about ways to keep the virus from spreading. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Guinea – update
The Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guinea has notified WHO of a rapidly evolving outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in forested areas of south-eastern Guinea. As of 25 March 2014, a total of 86 suspected cases including 60 deaths (case fatality ratio: 69.7%) had been reported. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 25, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ebola, Killing Scores in Guinea, Threatens Nearby Nations
At least 59 people have died of Ebola fever in Guinea, including some workers who treated early cases. The virus has mostly appeared in border areas of the West African nation.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Guinea Ebola Virus Source Type: news

Guinea: Ebola Death Toll Rises to 59 in Guinea
[VOA]Health officials say an outbreak of hemorrhagic fever linked to the Ebola virus has now killed 59 people in the West African nation of Guinea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 24, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea: Gambia on Alert After Guinea, Sierra Leone Ebola Outbreak
[Daily Observer]Health authorities in The Gambia appear to have been alerted by the deadly outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever - Ebola disease - in neighbouring West African countries after 59 out of the 80 people infected in Guinea reportedly died, whilst Sierra Leone is making efforts to contain it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 24, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Guinea – update
The Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guinea has notified WHO of a rapidly evolving outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in forested areas of south-eastern Guinea. As of 24 March 2014, a total of 86 cases including 59 deaths (case fatality ratio: 68.5%) had been reported. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 24, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Guinea
The Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guinea has notified WHO of a rapidly evolving outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in forested areas of south-eastern Guinea. As of 22 March 2014, a total of 49 cases including 29 deaths (case fatality ratio: 59%) had been reported. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 23, 2014 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Guinea Bissau: European Union and World Food Programme Sign Agreement to Enhance Food and Nutrition in Guinea-Bissau
[WFP]On 28 February 2014, in Bissau, Ambassador Joaquín González-Ducay, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, and Mr. Ussama Osman, Country Director and Representative of the World Food Programme (WFP), participated in a signing ceremony to recognize a contribution agreement for the amount of 5 million Euro (about USD 6.8 million) in the framework of the implementation of the programme "Integrated Actions in Nutrition and Agricultural Development" (UE-AINDA (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 3, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Birds of Paradise Project | video | @GrrlScientist
A video introduction to the world's most visually stunning and remarkable birds that are hidden away upon the most rugged and inaccessible island on Earth.It's caturday, but today's video will make you think this day should be renamed to honour birds. This is because I am sharing a video that will inspire you and that may change you forever.As a child, I read the book The Malay Archipelago, by influential biogeographer and evolutionary biologist Alfred Russel Wallace, and immediately fell in love with the region, particularly with New Guinea and its amazing birds. One of my favourite bird families, the birds-of-paradise (P...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 1, 2014 Category: Science Authors: GrrlScientist Tags: Birdwatching theguardian.com Blogposts Papua New Guinea Birds Books Animals Animal behaviour Zoology Science and nature Source Type: news

The Birds of Paradise Project | video | @GrrlScientist
A video introduction to the world's most visually stunning and remarkable birds that are hidden away upon the most rugged and inaccessible island on Earth.It's caturday, but today's video will make you think this day should be renamed to honour birds. This is because I am sharing a video that will inspire you and that may change you forever.As a child, I read the book The Malay Archipelago, by influential biogeographer and evolutionary biologist Alfred Russel Wallace, and immediately fell in love with the region, particularly with New Guinea and its amazing birds. One of my favourite bird families, the birds-of-paradise (P...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 1, 2014 Category: Science Authors: GrrlScientist Tags: Science Birds Zoology Animal behaviour Animals Books Birdwatching Science and nature Papua New Guinea Australasia Australia theguardian.com Blogposts Source Type: news

Yaws eradication will need millions of donated antibiotics, says WHO
World Health Organisation says bacterial skin disease requires drug companies to give large supplies of single-dose tabletsThe World Health Organisation has stepped up efforts to eradicate yaws, described as the "forgotten disease", after the discovery of a single-dose oral antibiotic that can cure it.Wiping out the bacterial skin disease that causes weeping ulcers would, however, depend on whether drug companies were prepared to donate millions of tablets, the WHO said.Untreated, the disease progresses to the bones, causing severe disfigurement and disability. It mainly affects under-15s in poor, remote populati...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2014 Category: Science Tags: Pfizer theguardian.com Healthcare industry World news Infectious diseases Pharmaceuticals industry Papua New Guinea Vaccines and immunisation Society Antibiotics Immunology World Health Organisation Vanuatu Global development A Source Type: news

Guinea: Guinea Rushes to Curb Measles Outbreak
[IRIN]Dakar -Health authorities in Guinea are scrambling to contain a measles outbreak that has killed one child, infected 37 others and spread to half of the country's 33 districts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 27, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eliminating the Guinea worm
Donald Hopkins, M.D.,helped eradicate smallpox. Now he is close to eliminating the ancient Guinea worm, a parasitic infection that is spread by drinking water contaminated with water fleas. "Sound Medicine" host Anne Ryder speaks with Dr. Hopkins about the Guinea worm and the Carter Center's efforts to eliminate them..... (Source: Sound Medicine)
Source: Sound Medicine - January 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Sound Medicine Source Type: news

Guinea: Measles Outbreak Threatens Children's Lives in Guinea
[Unicef]Conakry -UNICEF and its partners have begun to organize a campaign to vaccinate over 1.6 million children to stop a measles outbreak in Guinea amid growing number of cases among children especially in the capital Conakry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Guinea Worm Being Eradicated Worldwide - Carter Centre
[Premium Times]The Carter Centre, an international guinea worm eradication campaign, has disclosed that there were only 148 recorded cases of guinea worm in the world in 2013. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2014 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Family and sexual violence require comprehensive response
Family and sexual violence are humanitarian emergencies with serious consequences for survivors. Their effects go far beyond borders and affect public health at a national level. Survivors need access to free, quality, confidential, integrated medical care, as well as high quality social protection and law and justice services. These issues were discussed in Papua New Guinea (PNG), during a conference co-hosted by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25. Papua New Guinea © Kate Geraghty/FairfaxA nurse at the MSF Family S...
Source: MSF News - November 25, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Papua New Guinea NEWS Frontpage Women's Health Violence Source Type: news

Uganda: Suspected Guinea Worm Outbreak Reported in Kitgum
[New Vision]Doctors in Kitgum are investigating a report of suspected outbreak of Guinea Worm Disease (GWD) in the district ten years after World Health Organization (WHO) declared Uganda a guinea worm free country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guinea's agriculture and mining sectors strive to complement not compete | Mark Tran
Amid concerns that a rush for its mineral resources could disrupt farming, Guinea is aiming to boost its agricultural productivityAs she ended her presentation to potential investors in London last week, Jacqueline Sultan, Guinea's agriculture minister, directed a plea to her colleague in charge of mining in the front row. "Please protect our red monkeys and our white toads," she said.It was a telling moment at the Invest in Guinea event at the Westbury hotel. Sultan had been outlining Guinea's farming potential and plans to make it an agricultural powerhouse by 2025. But the entreaty indicated the tension betwee...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 21, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Mark Tran Tags: Guinea World news guardian.co.uk Natural resources and development Environmental sustainability Features Mining Global development Africa Business Agriculture Source Type: news

Guinea Bissau: Hunger Projects Stalled in Guinea-Bissau
[IRIN]Bissau/Dakar -The World Food Programme (WFP) has not received the money it needs to run basic nutrition and food security schemes in Guinea-Bissau, leaving projects in jeopardy or at a standstill. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Profiles in Science: Donald R. Hopkins: How to Eradicate Guinea Worm Disease
He helped eradicate smallpox, and as vice president for health programs at the Carter Center, Dr. Donald R. Hopkins is targeting Guinea worm disease.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Carter Center Hopkins, Donald R Parasites Guinea Worm Disease Source Type: news

SCIENCE: Donald R. Hopkins: Guinea Worm Slayer
Dr. Donald R. Hopkins reflects on how the prejudice he experienced growing up in the American South helped him communicate with the rural villages most affected by Guinea worm disease.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Carter, Jimmy New Guinea Hopkins, Donald J Guinea Worm Disease Source Type: news