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President Khalifa pledges US$10m for Carter’s Campaign


President Khalifa pledges US$10m for Carter’s Campaign(Atlanta) – President of UAE, H.H Sheikh Khalifa has presented US$10 million in support to a Carter Centre-led eradication campaign to end Guinea worm disease by 2015. Founding Father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed, was the first to join this international campaign.
Praising the investment of the donors former U.S. President and founder of The Carter Centre, Jimmy Carter said, “Millions of people in Africa and Asia will no longer risk suffering one of the most horrific human diseases ever known thanks to the generosity and global health leadership of the Bill ‘&’ Melinda Gates Foundation, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, the UAE, and the United Kingdom”.