New Installation Of Al Jazeera’s ‘Lifelines’ Examines Efforts Against River Blindness in South Sudan

In a recent installation of “Lifelines: The Quest For Global Health,” Al Jazeera’s “new cross-platform project profiling the extraordinary work of global health workers as they tackle eight deadly diseases and conditions that afflict poor people,” the news agency examines efforts prevent and treat river blindness in South Sudan, where infection is endemic “but treatment and education is being delivered to the most afflicted regions” (Green, 10/24). Additional coverage and information about Lifelines is available on the program’s website (10/28).

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