Reference : V-P-AF-E-01492
Date : 03/2009
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kabul. ICRC limb-fitting and rehabilitation centre. A young spina bifida patient exercising with a wooden frame on wheels.
Photographer : NACHTWEY, James
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : reserved users only
Copyright : ICRC/VII
Description : Spina bifida is a congenital condition that causes paraplegia. The frames are made at the Ortho Centre and are used to encourage chidlren with a number of different conditions to get around. Children enjoy the freedom the 'walkers' give them to move and play.
Original material : negative
Resolution : 4775x3274
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : black and white