Created for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for their report on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). Depiction of patient with severe malnutirition due to Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) being helped by MSF volunteer. VL is caused by Leishmania parasites. These parasites are often transmitted through a vector, in this case a sandfly (inset). Background includes acacia trees, a scientist looking through a diagnostic microscope, and several treatments.
Keywords: Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Disease Management, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Health & Wellness, Pathology
© Todd Buck