Reference : V-P-CD-E-01382
Date : 20/12/2011
Caption : North Kivu province, Goma, Bethesda Hospital. An 18-year-old patient talking with an ICRC health delegate. She was 17 when she was brought to the hospital with a bullet wound to her right leg, sustained in crossfire.
Photographer : MOORE, Phil
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : She has been in the hospital for eight months and is now walking on crutches.

The ICRC provides support for the hospital by paying the fees of patients who are injured within the context of violence in the province. In addition to direct support to the hospital, the ICRC gives a certain amount of money per day to patients and carers, to enable them to buy food, soap and other necessary items during their stay in the hospital.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4256x2832
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour