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Pakistan: health relief for people in crisis

A health worker treats a man's feet wounds as he sits in a chair.
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Chronic diseases

Infectious diseases are not the only health concerns. Just like other populations, chronic diseases - including cancer, hypertension and diabetes - are among a range of ailments that affect the displaced people. A patient at Sheikh Yaseen camp receives treatment for foot wounds from a diabetes-related complication.

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