A woman waits for treatment in Khayelitsha, South Africa

Diseases like tuberculosis, malaria and AIDS are prevalent in the country and treatment is not always adequate. Under South African policy, those with TB ordinarily must be confined in hospitals until a series of medications and injections eradicate the disease. Some patients turn to Doctors Without Borders to receive care and avoid isolation from their homes and families. Photo: ALEXANDER JOE/AFP/Getty Images
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