NGO & Humanitarian Photography (Africa, Guinea, Nigeria, Southern Sudan, Burkina Faso,Public Health)

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Malaria is the leading cause of death in children under five in sub-Saharan Africa.  In the town of Djibo in northern Burkina Faso, this young child suffers from malaria, a disease transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito.  (Note: After later being seen at the town's military health center and receiving artemisinin-combination therapy, this child recovered.)