Reference : V-P-AF-E-01952
Date : 09/01/2013
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kabul, ICRC orthopaedic centre. A technician in one of the workshops at the centre, where wheelchairs are produced.
Photographer : MAGUIRE, Sean
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Every year more than 22,000 crutches, artificial limbs, braces and wheelchairs are manufactured in the workshops. This provides employment for many former patients and support for the local economy; it also reduces the need to import expensive foreign equipment.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 3888x2592
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour