2008 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, 3rd prize

William Daniels

01 January, 2007

A man shelters with his feverish child beneath a mosquito net. The net was not impregnated with any insecticide, making it less effective in malaria prevention. A subsequent medical test showed the child to be infected with the disease. Malaria is the leading cause of mortality in Uganda. Children under five and pregnant women are the worst affected.

About the photographer

William Daniels

William Daniels' work revolves around social issues and humanitarian concerns, mostly in isolated or weakened communities. Past projects have focused on malaria, AIDS and tubercu...

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