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Market Malaria Booth

Sitting under my bed net in my market quizzing village members about their malaria knowledge. Of course the candy was the main attraction!
Malaria—it comes from the sun, right?: Beliefs from Burkina

April 27th 2013
This past Thursday, April 25th, was World Malaria Day. I decided to make it a weeklong event and see just how many village members I could get to start talking about ways to prevent malaria. Volunteers have been talking with their communities about the importance of sleeping under a bed net every night and healthy medical treatment seeking habits. For Burkina Faso, the rainy season s ... read more
Africa » Burkina Faso » Centre » Ouagadougou

Burkinabe Flag Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960. Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Burkina Faso's high population density and limited natural res... ... read more
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