Guinea-Worm in Africa
- CDC- Dracunculiasis, Guinea Worm Disease
Fact Sheet about the disease with links to news, reports and professional information.
- WHO- Guinea-Worm Disease (Dracunculiasis)
Basic information and links to documents and information on control activities.
- Map- Distribution of Dracunculiasis by Country, 2002
Map shows distribution by country of 49,886 cases of Dracunculiasis reported during 2002. PDF document provided by The Carter Center.
- Tropical Medicine Central Resource- Chapter 27, Guinea Worm
This site links to chapter 27 of a 1700 page, 2 volume textbook "The Imaging of Tropical Diseases, with Epidemiological, Pathological and Clinical Corrilation". This visually pleasing online textbook chapter provides clear and extensive information on guinea-worm aimed at the tropical disease specialist.
- Guinea Worm Disease- Basic Information
Information in Q & A format provided by the Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE), a joint effort between directors of health education in state health departments and deans of health education in schools of public health in the United States.
- Reducing guinea worm in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa - Report (PDF)- CASE 10
Case study by the Center for Global Development about the global guinea worm eradication campaign.
- To The Source: Guinea Worm Eradication in Africa (article)
This feature about a joint program of the Carter Center and Emory University for Guinea worm eradication was published in Emory Magazine, Summer 2004.
- Guinea Worm Eradication in Togo: A Firsthand Account (article)
Account of The Carter Center effort to eradicate Guinea worm provided by Emily Howard.
- Sudan's War and Eradication of Dracunculiasis (article)
Article from the Lancet, December 2002.
- Guinea Worm: The End Of The Road (film)
This site of First Run Icarus films provides a description and opportunity to order this documentary film by Sharon Baker.
- Cost Benefit Analysis of the Global Dracunculiasis Eradication Campaign (report)
A cost-benefit analysis prepared by the Africa Human Development Department at the World Bank.
- The Filarial Genome Network- The Guinea Worm
Site provides basic information about biology, epidemiology and pathology of the disease.