News & Stories

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    The Missing

    24 September 2018

    Mwadawa Iddi was suffering from a painful disease, but she did not know what it was. She was 82 and living alone in her small village, which restricted her movement and the ability to seek treatment. She was on the verge of losing hope when Rashid Gora, a community health worker, found her.
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    A Carpenter’s Story

    21 September 2018

    Mohammed Rabbi works in a small carpentry shop in an alley in downtown Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital. The 20-year-old had been suffering from coughs for months.
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    Shahina: Giving Health to Rohingya Refugees

    21 September 2018

    “I go from house to house, visiting refugees to make sure they are healthy. Some days it is very hot in the camps. Other days it rains a lot."
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    “Every person I can help makes my own experience a little less painful.”

    21 September 2018

    Ammar Mohammad Abu-Adel started smoking as a young man in Iraq, where he worked delivering bread every day starting at 6 AM. When he developed a bad cough, he thought nothing of it.
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    “Tomorrow can be different.”

    21 September 2018

    Dalal Mohammad has dark, warm eyes and a long thin face framed by a navy blue headscarf. She has seen a lot, and the wrinkles around her eyes run deep.
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    Hope, Health, Love

    21 September 2018

    Svetlana met Alexander in the TB hospital ward in the western Belarus city, Grodno. Perhaps not the typical setting for a love story. But every love story starts somewhere.
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