Reference : V-P-AF-E-01902
Date : 09/01/2013
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kabul, ICRC orthopaedic centre. A technician works on producing handles for crutches in one of the workshops of the center.
Photographer : MAGUIRE, Sean
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Every year more than 22,000 crutches, artificial limbs, braces, prostheses and wheelchairs are manufactured in the workshops. The work provides employment for many former patients, supports the local economy and reduces the expense of importing expensive foreign equipment.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3888x2592
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour