Reference : V-P-AF-E-01651
Date : 19/10/2010
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kandahar, Mirwais hospital, paediatric unit. Zulmia is sitting with her eight year old son Mohammed, who is in a coma after contracting meningitis due to an untreated infection. .
Photographer : HOLT, Kate
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Due to the ongoing conflict, the majority of the children in the provinces of Helmand and Kandahar are unable to get simple vaccines, making them vulnerable to avoidable diseases.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4368x2912
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour