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After Decades of Fighting Health Issues in Africa, Vestergaard Frandsen Family Member Retires

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Pushing Back Neglected Tropical Diseases in Africa

World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim with Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, President of Sightsavers, at World Bank headquarters in Washington DC. The statue of a blind man being led by a child represents a joint effort by many partners to push back the spread of river blindness, one of seven major preventable neglected tropical diseases in Africa. read more

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