Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Iraqi cancer survivor Sabrin Abdul-Zahra, 22, plays with a child also afflicted with the illness as part of a vow to help children after her own suffering, at a hospital in Basra, Iraq January 14, 2020. Iraqi cancer survivor Sabrin Abdul-Zahra spares no effort to make sure cancer patients at Basra Hospital for Children do not experience the same suffering she once endured. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani

Iraqi cancer survivor Sabrin Abdul-Zahra, 22, teaches children to draw, also afflicted with the illness as part of a vow to help children after her own suffering, at a hospital in Basra, Iraq January 14, 2020. Decades of wars and instability followed by the war against the Islamic State in recent years forcing millions of Iraqis into displacement, have added more pressure on the ailing healthcare system. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani

Iraqi cancer survivor Sabrin Abdul-Zahra, 22, teaches piano to children also afflicted with the illness as part of a vow to help children after her own suffering, at a hospital in Basra, Iraq January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani

Iraqi cancer survivor Sabrin Abdul-Zahra, 22, plays with a child also afflicted with the illness as part of a vow to help children after her own suffering, at a hospital in Basra, Iraq January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani

Iraqi cancer survivor Sabrin Abdul-Zahra, 22, carries a child also afflicted with the illness as part of a vow to help children after her own suffering, at a hospital in Basra, Iraq January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani

Iraqi cancer survivor Sabrin Abdul-Zahra, 22, carries a child also afflicted with the illness as part of a vow to help children after her own suffering, at a hospital in Basra, Iraq January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani