Reference : V-P-AF-E-01920
Date : 17/01/2013
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kandahar, Mirwais hospital. A mother and child in the pediatrics ward. In the winter months many children are admitted with resiratory problems.
Photographer : MAGUIRE, Sean
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The hospital plays a vital role in delivering health care in southern Afghanistan and the ICRC has been supporting it since 1996. The paediatric department is one of the busiest in the hospital with an average occupancy of over 120%, meaning that sometimes there are two children to a bed.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3522x2571
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour