Monday, February 1, 2021
9:00 am – 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)

The virtual event featured panel discussions by experts who contributed to the success of oncho control. Panelists shared the long history of the oncho effort, including the diverse, steadfast partnerships that made it possible, as well as lessons learned and best practices to achieve elimination of the disease over the near future.

This event was an exploration of the factors that bred the success of oncho elimination as well as a celebration of the book by author
Bruce Benton: Riverblindness In Africa – Taming the Lion’s Stare.

Taming the Lion’s Stare
Bruce Benton | Foreword by James D. Wolfensohn

The remarkable story of how a large public-private partnership worked to control and defeat riverblindness—a scourge which had devastated rural communities and impeded socioeconomic development throughout much of Sub-Saharan Africa for generations. 

Apply the the 30% discount code HTWM to the cart at checkout to receive a discounted copy.

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