Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures

Livingstone, Zambia

Dr Mubita, a 'Witch Doctor' and traditional healer, holds up a banner advertising his expertise. He is often consulted on medical matters including schistosomiasis (bilharzia).

Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) is a waterborne parasitic disease affecting women. Symptoms include lesions on the cervix which increase the risk of contracting secondary infections including HIV, and the risk of cervical cancer.

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Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures
City
Livingstone
Country
Zambia
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
5.0 MB size on disk
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