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Photojournal: Burden of malaria
Life-saving

Mary Arioto, displaced by war and having lost almost all her family to the rebels, was lucky to get help when she fell ill with malaria.

Nurse Mitsuru Ohno (right), who works for Medecins Sans Frontieres at Abalang IDP camp, found her and got her to a nearby mobile clinic where she was diagnosed and given life-saving medicine.

She had lain in her hut for a week unable to eat, with her only remaining child who was too young and small to help.

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