Reference : V-P-AF-E-01897
Date : 17/01/2013
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kandahar, Mirwais hospital. A father brings his son for treatment at the outpatient department. This department is one of the busiest in Mirwais, conducting over 15,000 consultations a month.
Photographer : MAGUIRE, Sean
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The ICRC has been supporting Mirwais since 1996, and the hospital plays a vital role in delivering healthcare in the south of Afghanistan. It is the main surgical, emergency and maternity hospital for around five million people. The ICRC is supplying drugs, training and other support, as well as helping to reconstruct parts of the hospital in need of modernisation.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 2757x2192
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour