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The Speed of Life and Death

May 21, 2016 0 Comments

A small health clinic in the south of New Delhi, doctors and community health workers are tackling the tuberculosis crisis in their midst. This one location manages the care of almost 100 TB patients, including drug-resistant forms of the disease — difficult, expensive and often deadly.

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Behind Bars

May 9, 2016 0 Comments

Having tuberculosis can be imprisoning in so many ways. The symptoms. The stigma. The endless stream of medicines. The isolation from family and friends, work and school. The sheer duration of treatment. It’s a brutal disease that measures its awful toll in months and years.

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Registration

October 22, 2013 0 Comments

A woman completes the initial registration steps with her child at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe.

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Grandmother

May 3, 2013 0 Comments

A woman waits with her family members in the triage area of Lilongwe’s Kamuzu Central Hospital.

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Antimalarial Distribution

April 29, 2013 0 Comments

At the Healthy Center in Mpemba, a Health Surveillance Assistant (HSA) distributes Coartem for children, an artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) for the treatment of acute, uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

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Waiting Mothers

April 21, 2013 0 Comments

Just outside the main room of the Pediatric Ward, two mothers wait with their children.

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Waiting Area

April 19, 2013 0 Comments

A father waits with his son in the Emergency Department of Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe.