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A newly born child sleeps in the yard of the hospital in Man. Man, Ivory Coast, March 15, 2006.

Both children and adults arrives the emergency room at the hospital in Man with seriously malaria. The adults has a higher chance to survive the brain-malaria, wich often leads the patient into coma. Man, Ivory Coast, March 17, 2006.

The children ward is crowded. TB, malaria and HIV is common, 7,1 percent of the population between 15 and 49 are HIV positive. Man, Ivory Coast, March 17, 2006.

Every afternoon women and their children gathers for entertainment and education at the hospital in Man. Song and dance are part of the program, as well as education about HIV and malaria. Man, Ivory Coast, March 15, 2006.

A man in coma because of malaria. The hospital in Man is the only one for more than 200 000 people, many of them have to travel for several days to get there. Man, Ivory Coast, March 17, 2006.

Mothers in the emergency room with their two children. Both the children are seriously ill by malaria. The youngest boy (close) has brain malaria and the doctors do not know if he will survive the night. Man, Ivory Coast, March 17, 2006.

The civil war in the Ivory Coast started in 2002. The war has caused the lifes of several thousands civilians. There is a lack of the most basic medical treatement. The country is divided in two, the rebels (the New Forces) controlls the northern…

The afghan refugees in Pakistan are often doing the hardest labor. A man walks by the UNHCR registration centre for refugees in the outskirts of Islamabad. Islamabad, Pakistan, December 3, 2006.

Children playing in the ruins of a old office building in Kabul. They were born as refugees in Pakistan. Even if they are back in their parents home country, they still live under horrible conditions. Kabul, Afghanistan, December 5, 2006.

A lot of streamlining has happened in Kabul since the fall of the Taliban. Western fashion and culture are seen side by side with old traditions. But there is a long way to go before the women are appositional with the men. Kabul, Afghanistan,…