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Dying for Treatment

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Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on Earth, is a place where more than 600,000 women die in...

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Sub-Saharan Africa, the poorest region on Earth, is a place where more than 600,000 women die in pregnancy or childbirth every year due to lack of proper care and only 30 percent of the population has access to health care at all. Photojournalist Marco Vernaschi is documenting the human costs, beginning with this work from Guinea Bissau.

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