After violence in Ivory Coast ended, hospitals were flooded with injured who had been afraid to leave their homes. For many, prolonged lack of medical care turned normal problems into emergencies.
Post-election violence in Ivory Coast has ended, but with many afraid to return home and continued conflict over land rights and cocoa profits in the western part of the country, peace is far from certain.
After months of violence and brutality during and following the presidential election, the Ivory Coast is showing signs of a return to normalcy. But what does the future hold?
Most of the heavy fighting in the months leading up to Ouattara's forces final push took place in Abobo, host to the only hospital in the city open during and immediately after the height of conflict.
Despite overall improvement in the Ivory Coast's capital of Abidjan, access to health care remains a problem.
In western Ivory Coast, many people who have fled brutal violence do not dare to return home.
Despite Gbagbo's arrest, the situation in the west of the Ivory Coast is not getting better. Many fear national political violence is turning into local ethnic violence (French).
The physical and mental wounds of the Duékoué killings.
The Ivory Coast's Bangolo hospital is a painful reminder of the March Duékoué killings.