A child affected by sleeping sickness inside Yambio Hospital.
In South Sudan many people is affected by HIV and Sleeping sickness. Most of them cannot have a cure, because of the lack of drugs.
It was estimated that in the region's HIV prevalence to have been 3.1% among adults. Populations most at risk of HIV infection include refugees, internally displaced people, soldiers, truckers, sex workers and tea sellers, as well as women and young girls.
Sleeping Sickness is a parasitic disease transmitted by the tsetse fly. The disease is endemic in some regions of sub-Saharan Africa, covering about 36 countries and 60 million people. About 48,000 people died of it in 2008.