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World Health Day 2009

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Care in Danger Zones - 06 Feb 2009
Care in Danger Zones - 06 Feb 2009
SUDAN/
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July 04, 2007
George Moi, 5, receives treatment in Mundari hospital from fractures after falling while tending goats...
KAJO KEJE, Sudan
Moi receives treatment in Mundari hospital from fractures after falling while tending goats in Kajo Keje...
George Moi, 5, receives treatment in Mundari hospital from fractures after falling while tending goats in Kajo Keje county, southern Sudan, July 4, 2007. REUTERS/Edward Ou (SUDAN)
CHAD/
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June 09, 2008
A doctor (L) administers medicine to a sick child with his mother at a health clinic run by the medical...
KERFI, Chad
A doctor administers medicine to a sick child with his mother in eastern Chad
A doctor (L) administers medicine to a sick child with his mother at a health clinic run by the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Holland in Kerfi, a site for displaced Chadians some 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of the eastern town of Gos Beida, June 10, 2008. Reflecting the violence in Darfur that has swept in both directions across the Chad-Sudan border, there are 250,000 Sudanese refugees scattered in a dozen camps in eastern Chad and 180,000 internally displaced Chadians, U.N. officials say. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (CHAD)
QUAKE/
RTR1N82M
March 08, 2007
A Muslim survivor of the earthquake puts on her head scarf in a tent at the Bukit Tinggi hospital in...
Bukit Tinggi, Indonesia
A Muslim survivor of the earthquake puts on her head scarf in a tent at the Bukit Tinggi hospital in...
A Muslim survivor of the earthquake puts on her head scarf in a tent at the Bukit Tinggi hospital in West Sumatra province March 8, 2007. Hundreds of Indonesians tried to pick up the pieces of their lives on Thursday by starting to rebuild their quake-flattened homes, but schools turned away children. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA)
SYRIA-IRAQ REFUGES/
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October 25, 2007
An Iraqi patient waits to be seen by a doctor at the opening of a French Red Cross clinic catering to...
Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic
An Iraqi patient waits to be seen by a doctor at the opening of a French Red Cross clinic catering to...
An Iraqi patient waits to be seen by a doctor at the opening of a French Red Cross clinic catering to Iraqi refugees in the Saida Zeinab suburb of Damascus October 25, 2007. The clinic will be operated with the Syrian Red Crescent. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri (SYRIA)
IRAQ
RTR1FJMP
July 16, 2006
ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF DEATH OR INJURY

A women looks at a wounded man in...
Baghdad, Iraq
A women looks at a wounded man in a hospital in Baghdad
ATTENTION EDITORS - VISUAL COVERAGE OF SCENES OF DEATH OR INJURY

A women looks at a wounded man in a hospital in Baghdad, July 16, 2006. The man was among the civilians wounded by a roadside bomb attack which killed two people and wounded 30 others, according to the police. REUTERS/ Ceerwan Aziz (IRAQ)
AFGHAN-HEALTH/MOTHERS
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April 30, 2008
An Afghan mother holds her child as she visits a health clinic in Eshkashem district of Badakhshan province,...
ESHKASHEM, Afghanistan
To match feature AFGHAN-HEALTH/MOTHERS
An Afghan mother holds her child as she visits a health clinic in Eshkashem district of Badakhshan province, northeast of Kabul, April 23, 2008. Women die in childbirth every day in Afghanistan, a country with one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates. About 1,600 Afghan women die in childbirth out of every 100,000 live births. In some of the most remote areas, the death rate is as high as 6,500. Picture taken April 23, 2008. To match feature AFGHAN-HEALTH/MOTHERS REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
HAITI/VIOLENCE
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December 22, 2006
Residents look from a door window at the local hospital after clashes between U.N. peacekeepers and gang...
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
Residents look from a door window at the local hospital after clashes between U.N. peacekeepers and gang...
Residents look from a door window at the local hospital after clashes between U.N. peacekeepers and gang members broke out in the volatile neighbourhood of Cite-Soleil in Port-au-Prince December 22, 2006. At least nine people were killed in Haiti's largest slum on Friday during a raid by security forces targeting armed gangs blamed for a recent surge in kidnappings and other crimes in the capital Port-au-Prince. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)
INDIA
RTR1LRCX
January 29, 2007
Etwari Ravi Das, suffering from leprosy, waits for treatment inside a clinic in the north eastern Indian...
Siliguri, India
Man suffering from leprosy waits for treatment inside a clinic in Siliguri
Etwari Ravi Das, suffering from leprosy, waits for treatment inside a clinic in the north eastern Indian city of Siliguri January 29, 2007. REUTERS/Rupak de Chowdhuri (INDIA)
PHILIPPINES LANDSLIDE
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February 19, 2006
Anthony Enso, 23, hugs his son Anthony Enso Jr. at a hospital near Saint Bernard town in central Philippines...
Saint Bernard, Philippines
Father hugs his son who survived mudslides that buried Guinsaugon town in central Philippines
Anthony Enso, 23, hugs his son Anthony Enso Jr. at a hospital near Saint Bernard town in central Philippines February 19, 2006, after his one-year-old son was rescued from mudslides which buried the village of Guinsaugon, near Saint Bernard town on Friday. Around 900 villagers are still missing, including Enso's wife. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
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MIEAST
RTR1FSFH
July 24, 2006
Ahmed Ballouk sits next to his daughter Zeinab at the Rayak hospital in al- Bekaa, east Beirut July 24,...
Lebanon
Ahmed Ballouk sits next to his daughter Zeinab at the Rayak hospital in al- Bekaa
Ahmed Ballouk sits next to his daughter Zeinab at the Rayak hospital in al- Bekaa, east Beirut July 24, 2006, after they were injured in an Israeli air raid in the eastern city of Ali Hahle. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (LEBANON)
QUAKE INDONESIA
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May 30, 2006
Amran, a three-year-old earthquake victim from Bantul, is held down by his parents just before being...
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Amran, a three-year-old earthquake victim from Bantul, is held down by his parents just before being...
Amran, a three-year-old earthquake victim from Bantul, is held down by his parents just before being x-rayed at a hospital in Yogyakarta, Central Java, May 30, 2006. International relief efforts picked up on Tuesday for survivors of a weekend earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people on Indonesia's Java island, with over a score of countries now involved. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
SUDAN
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September 04, 2007
A woman, who has recently given birth, sits next to her baby at a hospital in south Sudan's capital Juba...
Juba, Sudan
A woman, who has recently given birth, sits next to her baby at a hospital in south Sudan's capital Juba...
A woman, who has recently given birth, sits next to her baby at a hospital in south Sudan's capital Juba September 4, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra (SUDAN)
INDIA BLAST POLICE
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July 10, 2006
ATTENTION EDITORS- VISUALS COVERAGE OF SCENES OF DEATH AND INJURY

Victims of a train blast are treated...
Mumbai, India
Victims of train blast are treated at hospital in Mumbai
ATTENTION EDITORS- VISUALS COVERAGE OF SCENES OF DEATH AND INJURY

Victims of a train blast are treated at a hospital in Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, July 11, 2006. At least 40 people were killed in seven blasts on the suburban rail network in India's financial capital Mumbai on Tuesday, television channel CNN-IBN said, quoting police. REUTERS/Adeel Halim (INDIA)
ZIMBABWE/
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December 01, 2008
A boy rests on his bed in a cholera ward of Budiriro Polyclinic in Harare December 1, 2008. Zimbabwe's...
Harare, Zimbabwe
Boy rests on his bed in a cholera ward of Budiriro Polyclinic in Harare
A boy rests on his bed in a cholera ward of Budiriro Polyclinic in Harare December 1, 2008. Zimbabwe's health minister has warned that a cholera outbreak which has killed more than 400 people could spread in the rainy season running to April. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo (ZIMBABWE) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
HAITI-SCHOOL/
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November 10, 2008
Tanis Luvens, 8, a victim in the collapse of a school on the outskirts of Port-Au-Prince, rests on a...
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
Tanis Luvens, a victim in the collapse of a school on the outskirts of Port-Au-Prince, rests on a bed...
Tanis Luvens, 8, a victim in the collapse of a school on the outskirts of Port-Au-Prince, rests on a bed at the main hospital in Port-Au-Prince November 10, 2008. Rescuers at the collapsed school are ending the hunt for survivors and will soon demolish the remains of the building, where at least 87 people were killed. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)
CONGO-DEMOCRATIC/
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November 19, 2008
Government soldiers with bullet wounds sit in the hospital a day after clashes in the village of Kayna...
KAYNA, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Government soldiers with bullet wounds sit in the hospital a day after clashes in eastern Congo
Government soldiers with bullet wounds sit in the hospital a day after clashes in the village of Kayna in eastern Congo November 19, 2008. A local pro-government militia fought retreating soldiers at Kirumba and Kayna on Tuesday with machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Militia leaders said they tried to force the army troops back into battle against the rebels. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
Honduras/
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October 01, 2008
Doctor Gustavo Naira checks a Tolupan woman at a Health Centre in San Juan, Montana de la Flor, August...
San Juan, Montaña de la flor, Honduras
Doctor Gustavo Naira checks a Tolupan woman at a Health Centre in San Juan
Doctor Gustavo Naira checks a Tolupan woman at a Health Centre in San Juan, Montana de la Flor, August 20, 2008. For more than a century the lived isolated from the civilization in the mountains of Honduras, but now the Tolupanes are threatened by peasants who invade their lands to expand their cultivation and drug dealers who want to sow marijuana in remote areas. Some 600 Tolupanes live in the Montana de la Flor (Mountain of the Flower) out of an ethnic group of almost 20,000 members who speak their own language, the tol. Picture taken August 20, 2008. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (HONDURAS)
IVORYCOAST
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September 07, 2006
Residents, affected by the toxic waste which was dumped around Abidjan, wait to consult doctors at the...
Abidjan, Ivory Coast/Cote D'Ivoire
Residents affected by the toxic waste which was dumped around Abidjan wait to consult doctors at the...
Residents, affected by the toxic waste which was dumped around Abidjan, wait to consult doctors at the main hospital of Cocody in Abidjan September 7, 2006. Authorities in Ivory Coast traded blame on Thursday for a toxic waste dumping scandal that has killed three people, made hundreds ill and forced the West African country's government to resign. REUTERS/Luc Gnago (IVORY COAST)
GEORGIA-OSSETIA/
RTR20V92
August 10, 2008
Wounded South Ossetians stay in a hospital shelter in the South Ossetian capital of Tshinvali, August...
TSHINVALI, Georgia
Wounded South Ossetians stay in a hospital shelter in the South Ossetian capital of Tshinvali
Wounded South Ossetians stay in a hospital shelter in the South Ossetian capital of Tshinvali, August 10, 2008. Russian troops took most of the capital of the separatist Georgian region of South Ossetia on Sunday after a three-day battle but the United States condemned Moscow's "dangerous and disproportionate" action. Russia poured troops and tanks across its southern border into tiny Georgia and bombed Georgian targets after Tbilisi attempted on Thursday evening to retake South Ossetia, a small pro-Russian province which broke away from Georgia in the 1990s. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (GEORGIA)
CHINA-PARLIAMENT/
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March 10, 2008
Sick children get medical treatment in a local clinic at the rural area of Poyang, Jiangxi province March...
POYANG, China
Sick children get medical treatment in a local clinic at the rural area of Poyang
Sick children get medical treatment in a local clinic at the rural area of Poyang, Jiangxi province March 10, 2008. In his annual "state of the nation" report to parliament, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao targeted pollution, misgovernment and the gulf between the urban rich and farming poor as China prepares to go on show at the Olympic Games. REUTERS/Nir Elias (CHINA)
QUAKE/
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May 13, 2008
People mourn near their child's body at the site of a collapsed hospital in Dujiangyan May 13 2008. China...
Dujiangyan, China
People mourn near their child's body at the site of a collapsed hospital in Dujiangyan
People mourn near their child's body at the site of a collapsed hospital in Dujiangyan May 13 2008. China said on Tuesday an earthquake centred in the southwest province of Sichuan killed nearly 10,000 in that province alone, Xinhua news agency reported. REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA)
KENYA/
RTR1NRU9
March 22, 2007
Monica Awino, 19, an orphan living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, walks home from a clinic in the Mathare...
Nairobi, Kenya
Awino walks home from a clinic in the Mathare valley slums in Nairobi
Monica Awino, 19, an orphan living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, walks home from a clinic in the Mathare valley slums in Nairobi March 22, 2007. Treating MDR-TB and HIV simultaneously is difficult as there are drug interactions and the potential for side effects is multiplied. Patients have to endure regular injections and take a large amount of pills on a daily basis. REUTERS/Damien Guerchois (KENYA)
INDIA
RTR1I18X
October 05, 2006
A survivor of the October 8, 2005 earthquake carries his father to a clinic for treatment in Poonch,...
Poonch, India
A survivor of the October 8, 2005 earthquake carries his father to a clinic for treatment in Poonch
A survivor of the October 8, 2005 earthquake carries his father to a clinic for treatment in Poonch, about 250 km (156 miles) northwest of the Indian city of Jammu, October 5, 2006. REUTERS/Amit Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR)
PERU/
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March 24, 2008
Juana Huaman (L) and Beingna Condori, who are both pregnant, walk to the maternity shelter in Huancarani,...
Cuzco, Peru
Juana Huaman and Beingna Condori, who are both pregnant, walk to the maternity shelter in Huancarani,...
Juana Huaman (L) and Beingna Condori, who are both pregnant, walk to the maternity shelter in Huancarani, on the outskirts of Cuzco, March 23, 2008. Some maternity hospitals in Peru offer shelter to women and their families, who live further away, weeks before the women deliver their babies. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil (PERU) also see: GF2E4A11HWW01
ETHIOPIA/
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June 10, 2008
A malnourished baby has his temperature checked inside Medicine Sans Frontieres facility near Sheshemene,...
SHESHEMENE, Ethiopia
A malnourished baby has his temperature checked inside Medicine Sans Frontieres facility near Sheshemene...
A malnourished baby has his temperature checked inside Medicine Sans Frontieres facility near Sheshemene, southern Ethiopia, June 8, 2008. Some 4.5 million Ethiopians need emergency food aid due to failed rains and high food prices, reviving grim memories of the country's 1984-1985 famine, which killed more than 1 million. Picture taken June 8, 2008. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti (ETHIOPIA)
CHAD/
RTR1TF9W
September 03, 2007
Rape victims walk outside a rehabilitation centre inside Djabal refugee camp at Goz Beida, eastern Chad...
GOZ BEIDA, Chad
Rape victims walk outside a rehabilitation centre inside Djabal refugee camp at Goz Beida
Rape victims walk outside a rehabilitation centre inside Djabal refugee camp at Goz Beida, eastern Chad September 2, 2007. Former Irish president Mary Robinson and other women leaders paid a visit to the camp where most of the refugees have come to stay after their village was attacked and burned by Janjaweed militia in Darfur. Picture taken September 2, 2007. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun (CHAD)
CONGO DEMOCRATIC
RTR1FZFB
July 30, 2006
Polio victims Aron Mahuka (L), 8, Singi Ndombasi (C), 4, and Prefina Nzuzi, 5, await therapy at the International...
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Polio victims Mahuka, Ndombasi and Nzuzi await therapy in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa...
Polio victims Aron Mahuka (L), 8, Singi Ndombasi (C), 4, and Prefina Nzuzi, 5, await therapy at the International Polio Victim Response Committe (IPVRC) compound in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa July 31, 2006. Millions of Congolese voted in Congo's first elections in more than 40 years on Sunday, but children remain among the main victims of a conflict that has killed some four million people since 1998. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO)
PHILIPPINES
RTR1E3UY
June 05, 2006
A U.S. Marine stands guard while an ill Filipino Muslim woman rests as she waits for a doctor inside...
Manila, Philippines
US Marine stands guard while Filipino Muslim woman rests as she waits for doctor inside provincial hospital...
A U.S. Marine stands guard while an ill Filipino Muslim woman rests as she waits for a doctor inside a provincial hospital in Jolo province, southern Philippines June 5, 2006. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES)
QUAKE INDONESIA
RTR1DY0D
May 31, 2006
U.S. Navy medic Ron Snyder treats the burns on the arm of an Indonesian earthquake survivor at a U.S....
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
US Navy medic treats burns on arm of Indonesian earthquake survivor at US military clinic in Sewon
U.S. Navy medic Ron Snyder treats the burns on the arm of an Indonesian earthquake survivor at a U.S. military clinic in Sewon, an area devastated by an earthquake, south of Yogyakarta, central Java, May 31, 2006. Indonesia began immunising earthquake survivors against measles on Wednesday and helicopters swept disaster sites on Java island to look for isolated victims, but state help was still too slow for many. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
MIDEAST
RTR1FL6X
July 17, 2006
A young boy who was injured in yesterday Israeli air strike got a plastic rifle from his elder brother...
Beirut, Lebanon
A young boy who was injured in yesterday Israeli air strike got a plastic rifle from his elder brother...
A young boy who was injured in yesterday Israeli air strike got a plastic rifle from his elder brother as he lies on a bed in Jaball Amel hospital in Southern Lebanon's town of Tyre July 17, 2006.REUTERS/Nikola Solic (LEBANON)
SOMALIA
RTR1SJ5H
August 05, 2007
Hamoud Ali (R) reads from the Koran to his brother Mohamed Ali, wounded in a rocket attack, at the Madina...
Mogadishu, Somalia
Hamoud Ali reads the Koran to his brother Mohamed Ali, wounded in an rocket attack, at the Madina hospital...
Hamoud Ali (R) reads from the Koran to his brother Mohamed Ali, wounded in a rocket attack, at the Madina hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu, August 5, 2007. Most patients in the hospital are people injured in Somalia's ongoing violence. REUTERS/Edward Ou (SOMALIA)
HAITI/
RTR1TEIY
September 04, 2007
A woman gets an injection in the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in Port-au-Prince...
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
A woman gets an injection in the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in Port-au-Prince...
A woman gets an injection in the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in Port-au-Prince September 3, 2007. The Comfort will provide the people of the Caribbean with health care services, including adult and paediatric primary care, dental care, optometry and other services. REUTERS/ Eduardo Munoz (HAITI)
AFGHAN-HEALTH/MOTHERS
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April 30, 2008
Afghan mothers visit a health clinic in Eshkashem district of Badakhshan province, northeast of Kabul,...
ESHKASHEM, Afghanistan
To match feature AFGHAN-HEALTH/MOTHERS
Afghan mothers visit a health clinic in Eshkashem district of Badakhshan province, northeast of Kabul, April 23, 2008. Women die in childbirth every day in Afghanistan, a country with one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates. About 1,600 Afghan women die in childbirth out of every 100,000 live births. In some of the most remote areas, the death rate is as high as 6,500. Picture taken April 23, 2008. To match feature AFGHAN-HEALTH/MOTHERS REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN)
NIGER CHILDREN
RTRFZO2
June 29, 2005
Malnourished infants receive treatment at a feeding centre run by the medical charity group Medecins...
Maradi, Niger
Malnourished infants receive treatment at a feeding centre in southern Niger.
Malnourished infants receive treatment at a feeding centre run by the medical charity group Medecins Sans Frontiers in the town of Maradi in southern Niger June 30, 2005. Aid workers say cases of malnutrition have rocketed among children in Niger in the past few months after the worst drought in years aggravated chronic food shortages in one of the world's poorest countries, which lies just south of the Sahara. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly Pictures of the Month June 2005 Pictures of the Year 2005 FOR/NL
DNL
RTRBFLT
September 21, 2004
Seven-year-old Clara Ramirez waits to be attended by a nurse after receiving rehydration treatment at...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Seven-year-old Clara Ramirez waits to be attended by a nurse after receiving rehydration ...
Seven-year-old Clara Ramirez waits to be attended by a nurse after receiving rehydration treatment at the National Hospital. Seven-year-old Clara Ramirez waits to be attended by a nurse after receiving rehydration treatment at the National Hospital September 21, 2004 in Esquintla, Guatemala. Ramirez became lost after wandering into the jungle on Sept. 2 while her father Jose Ramirez was drinking in Santa Lucia Cotzulmalguapa, 56 miles southwest of Guatemala City. Suffering from dehydration and scratches, Ramirez was found on Sept. 17 by iguana hunters who spotted her beneath a makeshift leaf shelter she had built in the roots of a tree. REUTERS/Daniel Leclair Pictures of the Month September 2004
HONDURAS
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June 27, 2008
Two women wait in the maternity ward of Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa June 26, 2008. Health authorities...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Two women wait in the maternity ward of Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa
Two women wait in the maternity ward of Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa June 26, 2008. Health authorities in Honduras say the infant mortality rate is 10.1 per 1,000 births and the maternal mortality rate is 2.24 per 1,000 births. Hospital Escuela, the main centre of public health of the country, delivered 17,000 babies in 2007. The cost of having a baby delivered at the hospital is $10. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (HONDURAS)
HONDURAS
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June 27, 2008
A new-born baby rests on a bed in Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa June 26, 2008. Health authorities in...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
A new-born baby rests on a bed in Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa
A new-born baby rests on a bed in Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa June 26, 2008. Health authorities in Honduras say the infant mortality rate is 10.1 per 1,000 births and the maternal mortality rate is 2.24 per 1,000 births. Hospital Escuela, the main centre of public health of the country, delivered 17,000 babies in 2007. The cost of having a baby delivered at the hospital is $10. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (HONDURAS)
HAITI
RTR1EOHU
June 21, 2006
Patients rest at the Doctors Without Borders rehabilitation clinic "Maison Gingerbread" in Port-au-Prince...
Port Au Prince, Haiti
Patients rest at the Doctors Without Borders rehabilitation clinic "Maison Gingerbread" in Port-au-Prince...
Patients rest at the Doctors Without Borders rehabilitation clinic "Maison Gingerbread" in Port-au-Prince June 20, 2006. The so-called Gingerbread House is a post-surgical rehabilitation center for patients with injuries from car accidents to gunshot wounds. Despite the relative calm, the clinic still receives about 70 patients a month suffering from gunshot wounds. REUTERS/William B. Plowman
THAILAND-DRUGS/
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February 17, 2007
Thawon, 60, grimaces in pain while resting in his bed at a hospice for HIV-AIDS patients at the Phrabat...
Bangkok, Thailand
Thawon, 60, grimaces in pain while resting in his bed at a hospice for HIV-AIDS patients at the Phrabat...
Thawon, 60, grimaces in pain while resting in his bed at a hospice for HIV-AIDS patients at the Phrabat Nampu Temple in Thailand's Lopburi Province February 17, 2007. Last month, the Thai Health Ministry issued compulsory licenses for the heart disease drug Plavix, made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis and Abbott Laboratories' Kaletra to treat HIV/AIDS after a similar move on another AIDS drug last year. The licenses, which Thai health officials said would save the country up to 800 million baht ($24 million) a year, drew praise from AIDS activists but flak from Washington and the drug industry, which are urging the ministry to rescind them. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (THAILAND)
QUAKE INDONESIA
RTR1E08Q
June 02, 2006
A hand of an elderly woman is seen at a makeshift hospital in the Indonesian city of earthquake-hit Yogyakarta,...
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
A hand of an elderly woman is seen at a makeshift hospital in the Indonesian city of earthquake-hit Yogyakarta...
A hand of an elderly woman is seen at a makeshift hospital in the Indonesian city of earthquake-hit Yogyakarta, central Java June 2, 2006. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA)
QUAKE INDONESIA
RTR1DZ0U
June 01, 2006
An Indonesian earthquake victim receives medical care at a U.S. military clinic in Selwon,
south of...
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
An Indonesian earthquake victim receives medical care at a U.S. military clinic in Selwon
An Indonesian earthquake victim receives medical care at a U.S. military clinic in Selwon,
south of Yogyakarta, Central Java, June 1, 2006. Hospitals and clinics in the earthquake-hit region on Java are overwhelmed with patients and homeless five days after the tremor now known to have killed more than 6,200 people, officials said on Thursday. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
NIGER HUNGER
RTR1BEON
June 30, 2005
A malnourished infant is measured by health workers at an emergency clinic in the village of Guidan Roumdji...
Guidan Roumdji, Niger
Malnourished infant is measured by health workers at an emergency clinic in southern Niger
A malnourished infant is measured by health workers at an emergency clinic in the village of Guidan Roumdji in southern Niger June 30, 2005. The worst drought in years has left 3.6 million people short of food in the West African country. Already counted among the poorest of the world's poor, Niger's farmers simply cannot afford to buy what is still on offer. Their children, in ones and twos, are beginning to die, for want of a few cents worth of food. Poverty is killing them. As the Group of Eight industrialised countries meet in Scotland next week to discuss ways to help Africa, Niger's emaciated children provide a case study of rich world in action. Picture taken June 30, 2005. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly HIGHEST QUALITY AVAILABLE Pictures of the Month November 2005
SOMALIA
RTR1SJ56
August 05, 2007
Hassan Mohammed, 28, recovers from gunshot wounds after being caught in a crossfire during a battle between...
Mogadishu, Somalia
Hassan Mohammed, 28, recovers from gunshot wounds at the Madina hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu...
Hassan Mohammed, 28, recovers from gunshot wounds after being caught in a crossfire during a battle between Islamic insurgents and Transitional Somali Government soldiers, at the Madina hospital in the Somali capital Mogadishu, August 5, 2007. Most patients in the hospital are people injured in Somalia's ongoing violence. REUTERS/Edward Ou (SOMALIA)
PAKISTAN-POLIO/
RTR1SLWU
August 08, 2007
A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child during a nationwide drive against the disease...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child during a nationwide drive against the disease...
A health worker administers a polio vaccine to a child during a nationwide drive against the disease in a hospital in Islamabad August 8, 2007. Pakistani authorities have suspended a campaign against polio in parts of a remote tribal region after villagers opposing the drive against the crippling disease threatened health workers, an official said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN)
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