doctorswithoutborders:

“Rafiq, aged seven, sits quietly, supported by a pillow against the wall. With his legs stretched out, he eats a fresh pomegranate. He has not eaten for three days so this little step is one that is worth holding on to. The colour of his skin is an unhealthy creamy white, and though only a child, he sits like an old man, his belly hanging out, full of fluid that has seeped into the normally empty abdominal spaces.”
- Kartik Chandaria, MSF doctor currently in Tajikistan, where he specialises in treating children with tuberculosis
Photo: © Kartik Chandaria

doctorswithoutborders:

“Rafiq, aged seven, sits quietly, supported by a pillow against the wall. With his legs stretched out, he eats a fresh pomegranate. He has not eaten for three days so this little step is one that is worth holding on to. The colour of his skin is an unhealthy creamy white, and though only a child, he sits like an old man, his belly hanging out, full of fluid that has seeped into the normally empty abdominal spaces.”

- Kartik Chandaria, MSF doctor currently in Tajikistan, where he specialises in treating children with tuberculosis

Photo: © Kartik Chandaria

diabetes isn’t just for old people.


Did you know that every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes?

sugar fast, sound fast

i’m going to get rid of all the bad sugar, and all the bad sounds in my life. (bad music, the sound of myself complaining..)

more to come.