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On the Ground

50 Years in Djibouti, and Seeing Results from Fight against HIV

Djibouti
To mark the 50 years that AFD has been active in the East African country of Djibouti, an exhibition featuring people involved in or benefiting from the decades of AFD activity has been unveiled. Among the personal testimonies revealed is that of Dr. Emma Acina, an emblematic figure who has been working since the 1980s with people living with HIV.
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On the Ground

Controlling Epidemics in the Indian Ocean and Indo-Pacific Regions

epidemiologist Madagascar
In recent years, the Indian Ocean region has endured epidemics of human and animal diseases, from cholera and the chikungunya virus, to foot-and-mouth disease and rabies. The Sega-One Health network helps to mitigate and control such outbreaks through epidemiological surveillance and alert management. For the next stage in 2024, AFD is providing the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) with funding to extend health security measures across the Pacific region and Southeast Asia.
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AFD in Action: Backing 19 New NGO Projects

petites filles dans rue haiti
AFD recently signed off on a major budget providing funding for 19 new projects this year, steered by NGOs and Civil Society Organizations. The grant money will allow organizations around the world to launch projects that create jobs and make a real difference to people’s lives, from microfinance, to ecotourism.
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