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No one should die like Bineta Ndeye.
 
 I was shocked back into remembrance of this brave, little girl as I previewed a new documentary on the needless suffering of children in pain in Senegal. The documentary was shot by Unreported World, a…
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70,000 a Year Suffer Torment for Lack of Treatment

(Dakar) – Tens of thousands of patients in Senegal suffer from excruciating pain every year without relief, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Unnecessarily restrictive government regulations and poor training for healthcare workers…
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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…