N. Uganda, Kitgum District. Jean, a PCAF social worker, listens to her patient as “Christina,” 52, describes the challenges & loneliness of losing her family during the war. She suffers from epilepsy and was badly burned when having a seizure. She fell in a kitchen fire, burning her face and fusing her fingers and is now afraid to be on her own. Her children rarely visit. Her neighbor helps her with food or getting her medication from the clinic. She is depressed and suicidal.

Suffering the effects of war in Uganda

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N. Uganda, Kitgum District. Jean, a PCAF social worker, listens to her patient as “Christina,” 52, describes the challenges & loneliness of losing her family during the war. She suffers from epilepsy and was badly burned when having a seizure. She fell in a kitchen fire, burning her face and fusing her fingers and is now afraid to be on her own. Her children rarely visit. Her neighbor helps her with food or getting her medication from the clinic. She is depressed and suicidal.
  • Date: 29 Oct 2014
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