Africa: Pushing Back Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa

[World Bank]Washington -Using community health systems to deliver treatments donated by the private sector, over 80 million people a year are now protected from river blindness in Africa. Fighting this disease, which causes much suffering and eventual loss of sight, was one of the World Bank’s first efforts in health, together with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: Blindness