Fatal Neglect: The Global Health Revolution's Forgotten Patients

5/12/2013 12:00 AM

Four award-winning photojournalists traveled to Mali, Paraguay, South Sudan, and Tajikistan to capture the stories of front-line health workers trying to fight diseases that affect millions of people and kill hundreds of thousands each year yet garner little attention from drug developers, policy makers, or the mass media. VII photographers Seamus Murphy, Venetia Dearden, Ron Haviv, and John Stanmeyer document the still devastating impact of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis , the three deadliest neglected tropical diseases -- visceral leishmaniasis (kala azar), Human African Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness), and Chagas -- andvaccine-preventable diseases .

Fatal Neglect: The Global Health Revolution's Forgotten Patients from Doctors Without Borders/MSF-USA on Vimeo.



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