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Christina Juan is a technical coordinator for the International Health Division of Abt Associates, where she works on Francophone country portfolios, including Benin, Burundi and Côte d’Ivoire. She also works on gender-related issues pertaining to Bangladesh, India, Jordan and the West Bank/Gaza. Previously, Juan worked as an intern for the Council on Foreign Relations, Human Rights Watch and United Nations Foundation. She graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a B.A. in political science and lives in Washington, D.C.

  •  September 11, 2013 
Marketplace in Kinshasa
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic Republic of the Congo is riddled with negative media attention. In the midst of virtually persistent conflict in eastern Congo since 1993, what goes on far away in Kinshasa, the capital of this massive country? Economic reforms, health care developments and a culture of music and creativity are providing …

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