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Jaboatão dos Guararapes, Pernambuco, Brazil | by Pan American Health Organization PAHO
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Jaboatão dos Guararapes, Pernambuco, Brazil

The microfilaria test needs to be done between 11:00 pm and 1:00 am. Since people do not often go to Basic Health Units at that time, health professionals also organize this procedure in places easily accessible to the community, such as schools or bars (which is the case of the day that the photos were shot) — especially when they are called by users of the Sistema Único de Saúde-SUS (Brazilian Unified Health System).

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Taken on October 22, 2015