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Special Report: In South Sudan, a state of dependency

A girl is treated by a medic at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl is treated by a medic at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A girl is treated by a medic at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A woman and her child wait for test results at Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A woman and her child wait for test results at Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A woman and her child wait for test results at Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A boy waits to be treated at Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy waits to be treated at Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A boy waits to be treated at Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Hospital director Dr. Garang Thomas Dhal walks towards a building at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Hospital director Dr. Garang Thomas Dhal walks towards a building at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Hospital director Dr. Garang Thomas Dhal walks towards a building at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A photograph of the late former rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) leader John Garang is seen on a wall in the office of hospital director Dr. Garang Thomas Dhal at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A photograph of the late former rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) leader John Garang is seen on a wall in the office of hospital director Dr. Garang Thomas Dhal at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South...more

A photograph of the late former rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) leader John Garang is seen on a wall in the office of hospital director Dr. Garang Thomas Dhal at the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A detail of one of a few broken ambulances at the Aweil State Hospital, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A detail of one of a few broken ambulances at the Aweil State Hospital, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A detail of one of a few broken ambulances at the Aweil State Hospital, the only hospital in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Medical equipment is seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Medical equipment is seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Medical equipment is seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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James Garang poses for a photograph at his desk in the medical storeroom of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

James Garang poses for a photograph at his desk in the medical storeroom of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane...more

James Garang poses for a photograph at his desk in the medical storeroom of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Women rest with their children rest in the inpatient ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Women rest with their children rest in the inpatient ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Women rest with their children rest in the inpatient ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A young girl with malaria rests in the inpatient ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A young girl with malaria rests in the inpatient ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A young girl with malaria rests in the inpatient ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A woman carries her sick child climb into an International Rescue Committee (IRC) vehicle to travel to the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil from the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A woman carries her sick child climb into an International Rescue Committee (IRC) vehicle to travel to the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil from the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el...more

A woman carries her sick child climb into an International Rescue Committee (IRC) vehicle to travel to the Aweil State Hospital in Aweil from the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Santino Makol Adual Yel registers women and children for immunizations outside the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Santino Makol Adual Yel registers women and children for immunizations outside the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Santino Makol Adual Yel registers women and children for immunizations outside the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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International Rescue Committee (IRC) clinical officer James Majuong Macar speaks to a patient at the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

International Rescue Committee (IRC) clinical officer James Majuong Macar speaks to a patient at the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

International Rescue Committee (IRC) clinical officer James Majuong Macar speaks to a patient at the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Medical supplies are seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Medical supplies are seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Medical supplies are seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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An immunizaion register is seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

An immunizaion register is seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

An immunizaion register is seen at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Jua Rose Peter, who works as a midwife, poses for a photograph at the entrance to the maternity ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Jua Rose Peter, who works as a midwife, poses for a photograph at the entrance to the maternity ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane...more

Jua Rose Peter, who works as a midwife, poses for a photograph at the entrance to the maternity ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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From L-R: Toma Adeng, Maria Abuk, Mary Achol, and Martha Akuch, who work as voluntary birth attendants, pose for a photograph at the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

From L-R: Toma Adeng, Maria Abuk, Mary Achol, and Martha Akuch, who work as voluntary birth attendants, pose for a photograph at the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1,...more

From L-R: Toma Adeng, Maria Abuk, Mary Achol, and Martha Akuch, who work as voluntary birth attendants, pose for a photograph at the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. Picture taken June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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International Rescue Committee (IRC) Community Case Management Officer Pitia Jacob (L) walks with Paulino Angui Akot in Majak Ajuong, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Community Case Management Officer Pitia Jacob (L) walks with Paulino Angui Akot in Majak Ajuong, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Community Case Management Officer Pitia Jacob (L) walks with Paulino Angui Akot in Majak Ajuong, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A information sheet is seen stuck to a box given out by volunteer community based distributors which is filled with medicine to treat diarrhea, malaria, and pneumonia in remote areas of Majak Ajuong, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A information sheet is seen stuck to a box given out by volunteer community based distributors which is filled with medicine to treat diarrhea, malaria, and pneumonia in remote areas of Majak Ajuong, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June...more

A information sheet is seen stuck to a box given out by volunteer community based distributors which is filled with medicine to treat diarrhea, malaria, and pneumonia in remote areas of Majak Ajuong, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A water tank is seen inside the Kuom Primary Health Care Unit in Kuom, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A water tank is seen inside the Kuom Primary Health Care Unit in Kuom, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A water tank is seen inside the Kuom Primary Health Care Unit in Kuom, in South Sudan, June 2, 2012. Picture taken June 2, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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Judith Aweko Taban, the midwife at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, poses for a photograph June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Judith Aweko Taban, the midwife at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, poses for a photograph June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

Judith Aweko Taban, the midwife at the Malualbai Primary Health Care Center in Malualbai, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, poses for a photograph June 3, 2012. Picture taken June 3, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A handwritten medical chart is seen on the wall of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A handwritten medical chart is seen on the wall of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A handwritten medical chart is seen on the wall of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, June 1, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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A UN helicopter lands at the airstrip in Pibor, South Sudan, June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A UN helicopter lands at the airstrip in Pibor, South Sudan, June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian

A UN helicopter lands at the airstrip in Pibor, South Sudan, June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Adriane Ohanesian
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