The week ended with the passing at age 95 of Nelson Mandela, father of South African democracy and a global icon for freedom. Read President Jacob Zuma's statement as well as a statement from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim --
Universal health coverage was the topic of a December 6 speech by Jim Kim in Tokyo.
On the heels of World AIDS Day on December 1, Tariq Khokhar of the World Bank's Data Group provided a snapshot of the global state of AIDS in four charts.
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