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HAITI / VOODOO ART

To step in the “Gallery Isidor” of Jean Baptiste Jean Joseph is like a deep breath in Haiti’s culture. The artist stands out among the new generation of voodoo flag makers by making finely beaded pieces. MINUSTAH

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COTE D'IVOIRE / TETANUS

Tetanus, a bacteria that thrives on dirt and rust, generally enters the body through cuts on the skin from infected sharp objects. Add this to other infectious diseases and lack of adequate health services, the national infant mortality rate in Cote d’Ivoire reaches 89out of 1000 live births. UNICEF

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