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A pregnant woman in Uganda who needs an emergency C-section in a small rural hospital. A man carried into a field hospital in Haiti, his legs crushed by a collapsing building in the earthquake. A girl hit by shrapnel in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s…
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By Angela Chung
 
 When Abdoulaye’s mother left his hospital bedside to pick up medicine from the pharmacy, I helped fan him. Temperatures in Senegal reach the 90s in November, and the air in the ward for children with advanced cancer hung hot and…
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“I am in pain 24 hours a day”, Mamadou* told a Human Rights Watch researcher. “The pain I have all over my body…it is in my bones.”
 
 Mamadou, a 47-year-old man from rural Senegal, has advanced prostate cancer that has spread throughout his body…