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"TB is the child of poverty - and also its parent and provider"
This quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu encapsulates the link between TB and poverty.

Poverty, malnutrition, sickness go hand in hand. It is in communities such as this where highly infecious diseases, such as Tuberculosis, live and spread. According to research, Tuberculosis contributes to an annual total of 400,000 deaths in children.

Read more about TB and Poverty here

*image taken for World Health Organization, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office.

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  1. Xay B. 43 months ago | reply

    I found this on tumblr. this is an amazing picture.


  2. Rubén P. 42 months ago | reply

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  3. The Glorious End 41 months ago | reply

    Wow. What a powerful shot. There's so much emotion held in the girls eyes, and the baby's eyes are simply stunning. Excellent work.

  4. Fatma Al-Qahtani 38 months ago | reply

    Most beautiful thing I've seen

  5. C. Kalavrytinos 36 months ago | reply

    Amazing! Keep up raising awareness!

  6. someman7 36 months ago | reply

    why is the baby obviously wearing eyeliner?

  7. contemplicity 33 months ago | reply

    Truly a stunning image. Well done.

  8. Massimo De Dominicis 33 months ago | reply

    Grazie! Ho visto la tua foto nel gruppo/Thanks! I saw your picture in the group PHOTOGRAPHY IS LIFE

  9. bokage 33 months ago | reply

    Grazie! Ho visto la tua foto nel gruppo/Thanks! I saw your picture in the group PHOTOGRAPHY IS LIFE

  10. sara1895 32 months ago | reply

    These eyes remind me the eyes of famous "Afghan Girl" by Steve McCurry.

  11. Alfredo Barros G ♥  32 months ago | reply

    From a friend of All Women are Beautiful
    This wonderful image deserves an All Women are Beautiful Award

  12. stinkum_21 27 months ago | reply

    she is not punjabi, or pakistani, as alot of people have mentioned this picture reminds them of the Steve McCurry Afghan girl, this girl also happens to be an Afghan

  13. _Eunoia_ 17 months ago | reply

    natural beauties!

  14. eriagn 16 months ago | reply

    An Arresting image!! Beautiful!! Thanks for sharing Hamad.

  15. Prachi Katoch 8 months ago | reply

    Gorgeous eyes that speak so much that its scary!

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