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Health talk at the clinic

A nurse explains the clinic procedure to the waiting patients and then gives a short talk about a public health topic, such as multiple drug-resistant TB. Before she started to speak, everyone sang a hymn together. Singing is a strong tradition in many African countries and builds a sense of community and connection between the patients and the nurse – all of which supports communication. SWAZILAND.

Image: Jonathan Pons

Published in: Community Eye Health Journal Vol. 27 No. 88 2014

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Taken on February 18, 2015