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5 yr old Haja has Malaria. She sleeps on a bench, waiting for medical attention. Makeni, Sierra Leone.

Malaria kills more children (0-5yrs) in Africa every year than HIV, Ebola, war and many other diseases combined.

#onassignment #theglobalfund #theglobalfundtofightaidstuberculosisandmalaria #sierraleone #makeni

Photo and Words by Nana Kofi Acquah (www.nkaphoto.com) @africashowboy (Copyright: 2016).

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(I posted this on facebook and Instagram (@storyofagayboy) yesterday, sorry I am late tumblr.)

In honour of ‪#‎RedNoseDay‬, a program of ‪#‎ComicRelief‬, here is me sporting mine. It is also a personal tribute to ‪#‎RobinWilliams‬ and ‪#‎PatchAdams‬. Special thanks to ‪#‎Walgreens‬.

 Red Nose Day is about having fun and changing lives, transforming the lives of children in poverty through charities like ‪#‎BoysAndGirlsClub‬, ‪#‎CharityWater‬, ‪#‎ChildrensHeathFund‬, ‪#‎FeedingAmerica‬, ‪#‎Gavi‬, ‪#‎TheGlobalFund‬, ‪#‎Lift‬, ‪#‎Oxfam‬, ‪#‎SaveTheChildren‬, and ‪#‎UnitedWay‬.

For more information and ways to get involved, visit rednoseday.com or tune into ‪#‎NBC‬ for the Red Nose Day special tonight, 21 May. Check your local listings.