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A View of Life on the Brink in Rural Malawi

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The consequences of health care user fees have been debated in Malawi since independence, yet the...

To better understand the importance of free public health care facilities in rural Malawi, it helps to see how precarious life there can be. These photos, taken along the well-trod path from the mountain villages of Nsambe to the nearest government hospital over 13 miles away in Neno, show the lengths to which people must go to eke out a living in rural Malawi.

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