Reference : V-P-AF-E-01655
Date : 19/10/2010
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kandahar, Mirwais hospital, paediatric unit. Noman, 7 years old, who suffers from the rare blood disease thalassemia, is patiently waiting while he has a blood transfusion.
Photographer : HOLT, Kate
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Noman has lost two siblings to this genetic disease, that is treatable in developped countries. He is unlikely to be able to get the treatment he needs in Kandahar because of the ongoing war.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4368x2912
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour