Here are some of the beautiful pieces -- curated by a specialist in African art -- to be auctioned on March 21, Other pieces will be for sale at the African Marketplace, starting at 4:30 p.m. on March 21. Admission to the Marketplace is free.
Following the official Launch ceremony in Kasongo on June 25, 2007, the Community Distributors (CDs) in the initial 392 villages targeted for treatment began the task of distributing Mectizan to their fellow village residents, mostly by the household to household method.Read More
Onchocerciasis is a major parasitic disease transmitted through the bite of the small blackfly that breeds along the banks of fast-flowing rivers. Humans acquire the disease during their regular trips to infested rivers for their routine daily activities such as farming, hunting, fishing and fetching water.Read More