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05 Nov 2016 description
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GIDAN GIMBA, NIGERIA — The health programs of The Carter Center have surpassed a major milestone: The organization on Nov. 4 celebrated assisting with the distribution of 500 million doses of donated medication to combat five neglected tropical diseases in 14 countries in Africa and Latin America.

15 Dec 2010 description
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Carter Center Preliminary Statement on Voter Registration Process for the Southern Sudan Referendum


In Sudan: Sanne van den Bergh +249 911 714 041

In Atlanta: Deborah Hakes +1 404 420 5124

In a statement issued today, The Carter Center reported that although the voter registration for the Southern Sudan Referendum on self-determination faced several logistical, procedural, and security challenges, the process was generally credible and represents a strong step toward the successful conduct of the referendum.

19 Aug 2010 description
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Aug. 19, 2010

In the early 1990s, fear dominated the community of Jawe parish, found in Mbale district, Uganda. The Jawe clan's neighboring parishes, Buryango and Bulweta, were being plagued by an unknown ailment that attacked a person's skin and eyes. The disease left its victims unable to care for themselves or their families.

At a community meeting in 1993, parish member Edirisa Wangwenyi told the attendees about the disease that was attacking their neighbors.

19 Jul 2000 description
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ATLANTA, GA....Representatives from the Government of Uganda and the Government of Sudan met at The Carter Center in Atlanta July 17-19 to assess progress toward implementing the December 1999 Nairobi Agreement calling for the restoration of diplomatic relations between their two countries.

21 Jan 2000 description
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Nairobi, Kenya - The following statement is issued by the delegation leaders, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, minister in charge of the presidency, Uganda, and Ali Numeiri, minister of state in the Ministry of External Relations, Sudan.

08 Dec 1999 description
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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999
Contact: Deanna Congileo, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999
Windsor Golf and Country Club, Phone: 254 2 862300