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Malaria in South Kivu

South Kivu, 2015 march<br>Eto Bahome, a one year old girl died.<br>She suffered from malnutricion and malaria, her The body is handed over to the grand mother and the mother follows in grieve, a relative carries the belongings .<br>around 180 people died that month at the hospital.
Malaria outbreak in Congo, South Kivu
DRC, South Kivu<br>The mountains near Fizi, with little roads.
Malaria outbreak in Congo, South Kivu
DRC, South Kivu<br>Malaria outbreak hits local population more than ever.<br>A patient lies at the Baraka hospital , that is crowded with patients
Malaria outbreak in Congo, South Kivu
Next door younsters play socker against the hospital walls<br>Malaria outbreak hits local population
Malaria outbreak in Congo, South Kivu
Malaria outbreak in DRC, South Kivu<br>Kabanga village, a local is trained to detect and cure malaria at his village.<br>This is a new and much faster way to treath the many patients.
Malaria in DRC Congo, South Kivu
DRC, South Kivu<br>Kabanga, locals come by boat from Kisokwe to meet Medical staff, both children were affected by malaria.<br>Since distance to a clinic is big, not all patients reach the clinics alive.
Malaria outbreak, Congo

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DRC, South Kivu<br>Malaria outbreak hits local population.<br>Kisokwe, Naishime Aline, 18 years is a refugee from Burundi, she suffered from malaria several times, as a refugee she does not received any mosquito protection net.
Malaria outbreak, Congo, South Kivu
DRC, South Kivu<br>Malaria outbreak <br>Remote Kisokwe, The boat to Baraka arrives once a week
Malaria outbreak
DRC, South Kivu.<br>Locals walk for days to reach medical help.<br><br>Malaria outbreak hits local population more than ever, however the government does not call it an epedemic, since there are no funds left to give proper treathment, the country is torn by internal conflicts and corruption.
Malaria outbreak in Congo, south Kivu
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