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The five-day workshop was organised by the Namibian government, The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) and other aid organisations to assess existing plans, monitor progress on national goals and highlight programmes that are successfully helping orphans.
More than 13 million children below the age of 15 have lost at least one parent to Aids, and 90 percent of those orphans live in sub-Saharan
Diana Swain, director of The United States Agency for International Development in
Unicef head Carol Bellamy and ministers from 22 countries are expected to attend the workshop. - Sapa-AP