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Jean Baptiste Rajaona is a healthcare- and family-planning educator. He gives workshops to men and women in the forest-corridor region around the town of Tolongoina, primarily about contraceptives and AIDS. Madagascar has relatively few AIDS cases but many experts think the numbers could climb dramatically, as they have on the African continent. Jean Baptiste says his family planning lessons could play an important role in protecting the region’s forests. This interview was interpreted from Malagasy by Fanomezantsoa Rakoto Endor, who goes by Fano.

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