The Wider Image: Sri Lanka's cancer patients struggle amid economic chaos
Sathiyaraj Silaksana, 27, cries as her husband Kesakarasa Sathiyaraj, 34, hugs their son, S. Saksan, 5, who has been diagnosed with leukaemia, at a cancer care transit home, near Apeksha Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 12, 2022. "Due to the current crisis in Sri Lanka, we are facing severe problems in transport and food," said Silaksana, "I have no option but to pay for my son's needs. My husband, is a construction worker. In order to pay for all these expenses we pawned our jewellery." REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SEARCH "SRI LANKA CANCER" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.