© Mary F. Calvert
Polio victim Abubakar, age 6, crawling next to the footprint of his mother at the family home in Kano, Nigeria, photographed by Mary F. Calvert. Calvert’s story on polio, a highly infectious virus that cripples children it does not kill, is a winner of the BD Hope for a Healthy World Competition in the category of Best Global Health Story, Professional. BD invited photographers to tell stories using imagery on a wide variety of global health issues.
The winners of the BD Hope for a Healthy World Competition will be exhibited during the Look3 Festival of the Photograph, taking place in Charlottesville, VA, June 9 through 11. Exhibition locations and dates, and a festival schedule can be found on the Look3 web site.