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Unsung Heroes

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Jaipur, India, May, 2008

World Health day is coming up in early April,  and it seems like a good time to shine a light on health workers of the world,  the unsung heroes who run toward disasters when everyone else is running away.

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Uganda, 2001

These are the people who deliver babies, comfort the dying, treat the sick, and put themselves in harm’s way.
Health workers risk their lives when they treat people with drug-resistant TB, Ebola, Marburg, and injured people in war zones. They refuse to give up even when it looks like all hope is lost.

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New York City, USA, 2005

 

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Thai Nguyen province, Vietnam, 2007

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Uganda, 2001


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Russia, 2009


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Kandahar, Afghanistan, 1985

 

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Helsinki, Finland, April, 2008

I have been privileged to observe many nurses, doctors, hospice caretakers, first aid teams, rehabilitation centers, and emergency personnel at work over the years.

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New York City, September 11, 2001

Here are a few of those heroes.

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