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Malians Dying from Treatable Ailments

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Malians Dying from Treatable Ailments

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Malians Dying from Treatable Ailments

Malians Dying from Treatable Ailments

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Mali is full of people who hope to save money by waiting to go to the health clinic. But if an illness gets worse, the treatment gets more expensive and they are even less likely to be able to afford it. As a result, many people become seriously ill or die from ailments that aren't life-threatening when properly treated.

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