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Drought, hunger, violence and conflict, discrimination, climate change. These are just a few challenges being addressed daily by volunteers around the globe but according to a new report launched by the Red Cross Red Crescent, little is being done to ensure those volunteers are adequately protected.
Written by Catherine Ntabadde
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 01:52
By Sadia Kaenzig, IFRC, Senior adviser for health communications
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), representing 186 National Societies, and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance that works with over 2,000 community organisations worldwide, say the people most vulnerable to HIV need concrete action for universal access to prevention, treatment and care.