However, it was in eradicating the Guinea Worm
that the interests of the two presidents merged.
Continued transmission of Guinea worm
infections to a small number of dogs and cats in Ethiopia and Mali and baboons in Ethiopia appears to be geographically limited in each country (i.e., to a section of Ethiopia's Gog district and adjacent districts of Mali's Mopti and Segou regions).
In March 2018, Carter Center announced it stopped the Guinea worm
in South Sudan and expressed hope that soon it would be entirely eliminated from the face of the earth.
"The continued threat of importation of Guinea Worm
cases from South Sudan and Ethiopia and the need to ensure that our surveillance is robust enough to detect and contain cases promptly, whenever and wherever they may occur, remains a priority on our healthcare agenda, she said.
Such heterogeneity in individuals' degree of susceptibility to infection has a strong impact on the transmission and control of Guinea worm
No drug exists that can cure Guinea worm
, but because of a cohort of mostly privately funded public health efforts, the number of Guinea worm
infections worldwide has dropped from (https://www.cartercenter.org/health/guinea_worm/case-totals.html) 3.5 million in the 1980s to only 25 in 2016.
No recurrence of dracunculiasis to an extent corroborates the proclaimed eradication by Guinea Worm
Eradication Program (GWEP) from Dera Ismail Khan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province.
The Carter Center will not give up until the last Guinea worm
o Wipe out Guinea worm
, which is transmitted through dirty water containing water fleas
According to the Carter Center, in 2016, just three countries Chad, Ethiopia and South Sudan--reported a total of 25 cases of Guinea worm
(ii) The within-host time-scale, which is related to the replication and developmental stages of Guinea worm
parasite within an individual human host and the individual copepod vector host.
This term is interpreted to refer to chronical wounds especially after a guinea worm