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World AIDS Day: 1.2 million less children with HIV

This World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, families and health workers are celebrating that child HIV rates dropped 60 percent between 2009 and 2015 in 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This is great news because it shows efforts are working, says Gloria Ekpo, World Vision’s HIV and AIDS specialist.

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Fighting child malnutrition around the world

World Vision nutrition workshops equip mothers to use readily available ingredients in cooking well-balanced meals for their families. Trainers explain the value of different nutrients in locally grown food and encourage the right mix of protein, carbohydrates, fats, and micronutrients.