The community-based healthcare effort that helped stamp out river blindness in one area of Sudan
By Nsikan Akpan | September 1, 2013
Health workers pose with villagers from Abu Hamad, Sudan, where a concerted and coordinated effort stopped the transmission of river blindness.
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