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DJIBOUTI / AIDS

Though relatively small, the African Horn nation of Djibouti has a high rate of HIV/ AIDS. The country is now working to reverse that, through increased health care services and counseling. WORLD BANK

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GENEVA / CAP LAUNCH

The United Nations appeals for 7.1 billion dollars to provide humanitarian assistance for 48 million people in 25 countries next year. UNTV / FILE

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WORLD AIDS DAY / ADVANCER

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé talks about the state of the global AIDS epidemic and prospects for finding a vaccine. 1 December is World AIDS Day. UNAIDS / FILE

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PAKISTAN / WINTER REFUGEES

For the more than 100,000 people who live in displaced camps in the Northwest Frontier Province, winter’s cold temperatures will soon make their lives more miserable. Most fled their home villages after fighting started more than one year ago. UNHCR

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HAITI / AIDS HEALTH WORKERS

The Accompagnateur Project (Community Health Workers) in rural Haiti helps nearly 5,000 AIDS patients, delivering antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) and educating them about their disease. But with a global recession in full swing, the program is facing budget cuts, beginning with the social services they offer patients. MINUSTAH

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