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MDP Anniversary Event: reuniting key players Carter, Foege, Vagelos

31 March 2017

In October 2012, The Mectizan Donation Program celebrated its 25th anniversary with NGDO Partner The Carter Center at The Carter Center in Atlanta. The evening included a panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Mark Rosenberg, with three visionaries responsible for the early success of the Mectizan Donation Program: Former President Jimmy Carter, Dr. Bill Foege, and Dr. P. Roy Vagelos.

MDP Atlanta Anniversary Event: A Discussion with three visionaries – Jimmy Carter, Bill Foege, Roy Vagelos from Joni Lawrence on Vimeo.

” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>This video of the panel discussion is a fascinating look into the history and evolution of one of the most remarkable public/private philanthropic partnerships in history, which changed the face of global health forever.