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GUATEMALA/
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October 31, 2012
Dulce Chavez, 10, a patient undergoing hemodialysis treatment, receives a injection containing Eritropoyetina,...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Dulce receives an injection at the infant nephrology ward of the Roosevelt hospital in Guatemala City...
Dulce Chavez, 10, a patient undergoing hemodialysis treatment, receives a injection containing Eritropoyetina, a medicine, after her medical treatment at the infant nephrology ward of the Roosevelt hospital in Guatemala City October 30, 2012. According to hospital authorities, the infant nephrology ward of the Roosevelt hospital, which was inaugurated in April 2011, provides treatment for around 1500 patients in a year. The ward can provide hemodialysis treatment for 24 patients and peritoneal dialysis for 70 patients. A total of 32 kidney transplants have been performed at this ward. Picture taken on October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
GUATEMALA/
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October 31, 2012
Jonathan, 6, undergoes hemodialysis in the infant nephrology ward of the Roosevelt hospital in Guatemala...
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Jonathan, 6, undergoes hemodialysis in the infant nephrology ward of the Roosevelt hospital in Guatemala...
Jonathan, 6, undergoes hemodialysis in the infant nephrology ward of the Roosevelt hospital in Guatemala City, October 30, 2012. According to hospital authorities, the infant nephrology ward of the Roosevelt hospital, which was inaugurated in April 2011, provides treatment for around 1500 patients in a year. The ward can provide hemodialysis treatment for 24 patients and peritoneal dialysis for 70 patients. A total of 32 kidney transplants have been performed at this ward. Picture taken on October 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez (GUATEMALA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
PAKISTAN/
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October 18, 2012
Fatima, 50, who is a kidney patient, sits near her drug addict son Mehran, 25, while waiting her turn...
Karachi, Pakistan
Fatima, 50, who is a kidney patient, sits near her drug addict son Mehran, 25, while waiting her turn...
Fatima, 50, who is a kidney patient, sits near her drug addict son Mehran, 25, while waiting her turn for a medical check-up outside of Karachi's Civil Hospital October 18, 2012. Fatima came from the Thatta city some 100km (62 miles) from Karachi and earns Pakistani rupees 4000 ($ 42) per month by working as a cleaner in homes in Karachi. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH POVERTY DRUGS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA-KIDNEY/SWAP
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August 03, 2012
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Surgeon James Guarrera prepares a donated harvested kidney to...
New York, UNITED STATES
Surgeon Guarrera prepares donated harvested kidney to transplant into patient Abernathy as part of five-way...
ATTENTION EDITORS - GRAPHIC CONTENT

Surgeon James Guarrera prepares a donated harvested kidney to transplant into patient Adam Abernathy as part of a five-way organ transplant swap in New York, August 1, 2012. Abernathy's partner David Ferguson donated a kidney for transplant to a stranger while at the same time someone donated a kidney to Abernathy as part of chain of kidney donations that allowed five people to receive a transplanted kidney of a two day period. The health dangers for kidney donors is believed to be low. The risk of death from the surgery is 1 in 1,700, according to the National Kidney Foundation, and life expectancy is said to be unchanged with one kidney. Picture taken August 1, 2012. To match story USA-KIDNEY/SWAP REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
USA-KIDNEY/SWAP
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August 03, 2012
Adam Abernathy is prepared for surgery to receive a donated kidney as part of a five-way organ transplant...
New York, UNITED STATES
Abernathy is prepared for surgery to receive donated kidney as part of a five-way organ transplant swap...
Adam Abernathy is prepared for surgery to receive a donated kidney as part of a five-way organ transplant swap in New York, August 1, 2012. Abernathy's partner David Ferguson donated a kidney for transplant to a stranger while at the same time someone else donated a kidney to Abernathy as part of chain of kidney donations that allowed five people to receive a transplanted kidney over a two day period. The health dangers for kidney donors is believed to be low. The risk of death from the surgery is 1 in 1,700, according to the National Kidney Foundation, and life expectancy is said to be unchanged with one kidney. Picture taken August 1, 2012. To match story USA-KIDNEY/SWAP REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
GERMANY/
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January 12, 2008
Surgeons pack a plastic bag containing a kidney after an operation to extract the liver and the kidneys...
Berlin, Germany
Surgeons pack a plastic bag containing a kidney in Berlin
Surgeons pack a plastic bag containing a kidney after an operation to extract the liver and the kidneys from a brain-dead women at the Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin (UKB) hospital in Berlin January 12, 2008. The organs were to be transplanted to patients in three German cities. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY)
SPAIN/
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February 19, 2007
A reveller strikes pig bladders on a street in Spain's northwestern village of Xinzo da Limia during...
Xinzo de Limia, Spain
Reveller strikes pig bladders on a street in Spain's northwestern village of Xinzo da Limia
A reveller strikes pig bladders on a street in Spain's northwestern village of Xinzo da Limia during carnival celebrations February 19, 2007. The reveller is dressed as a "Pantalla", in reference to ancient tax collectors, and pursues villagers through the streets ringing cowbells and striking pig bladders. REUTERS/Miguel Vidal (SPAIN)
PAKISTAN
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August 11, 2006
Amjad Ali points to scars left on his body after his kidney was removed in an operation outside his home...
Bahawalpur, Pakistan
To match feature PAKISTAN KIDNEYS
Amjad Ali points to scars left on his body after his kidney was removed in an operation outside his home in Yazman Mandi near Bahawalpur district July 9, 2006. Amjad Ali, a poor villager from the Cholistan Desert in eastern Pakistan, was promised a job and money in exchange for a kidney. Picture taken July 9, 2006. To match feature PAKISTAN KIDNEY REUTERS/Asim Tanveer (PAKISTAN)
SLOVAKIA FEATURE
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January 16, 2001
Two boys play in the middle of one of the six outdoor swimming-pools in the northern Slovak village of...
Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
CHILDREN SWIMMING IN THERMAL SPAS IN SLOVAKIA.
Two boys play in the middle of one of the six outdoor swimming-pools in the northern Slovak village of Besenov January 16, 2001. Despite freezing outdoor temperatures approximately minus nine degrees Celsius, the water coming from a depth of 1,987 meters has to be cool down from 70 degrees to 39 degrees.The mineral water contains chemical elements which make it benefitially effective on motion, urinary and respiratory systems therefore Besenova hot spas are one of the country's most attractive tourist destinations.

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