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Feb. 8, 2007
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter tries to comfort 6-year-old Ruhama Issah at Savelugu Hospital in Ghana as a Carter Center technical assistant dresses Issah's extremely painful Guinea worm wound. In May 2010, with Carter Center support, Ghana reported its last case of Guinea worm disease and announced it had stopped disease transmission a year later
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“WOUND CARE,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed August 10, 2022, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/4920.