Reference : V-P-MM-E-00193
Date : 02/04/2014
Country/Region : MYANMAR
Caption : Southern Myanmar, Kayin State. Hpa-An Physical Rehabilitation Centre. A young prosthetic technician treats a nine year old boy who is being fitted with his first prosthesis.
Photographer : POWELL, Janet
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : She is one of only seven prosthesic technicians in Myanmar and finished her three year training in Cambodia in 2013, financed by the ICRC.

The centre is run by the Myanmar Red Cross Society, with the financial and technical support of the ICRC. In 2013, 60% of patients were landmine or unexploded devices victims. Since the Second World War, Myanmar has witnessed an accumulation of landmines and unexploded ordnance that has affected untold numbers of people.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5184x3456
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour