A relief worker drives down a makeshift road in Sierra Leone. The country's infrastructure has been devastated by decades of civil war, and now corruption takes a heavy toll. Photo by Ann Birch.
|No Morphine |
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|Morphine is cheap and plentiful in much of the world. But few patients in the developing world have access to the pain-killing drug. In Sierra Leone, many people suffer a needlessly painful death because the country’s supply of morphine has been diverted or tied up in bureaucratic bottlenecks. Grant Fuller reports.|