Partnership of Carter Center, Merck successful in controlling 'river blindness' in developing nations

December 15, 2002

New York-Innovative partnerships between the public and private sectors are key to solving many of the complex health challenges facing the developing world today, according to former President Jimmy Carter; Merck Chairman, President, and CEO Raymond V. Gilmartin; and other participants of a roundtable discussion held prior to World Sight Day in October.