Reference : V-P-MM-E-00185
Date : 01/04/2014
Country/Region : MYANMAR
Caption : Southern Myanmar, Kayin State. Hpa-An Physical Rehabilitation Centre. A young prosthetic technician working in the orthopaedic workshop.
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 : 3456x5184
Orientation : portrait
Colour/B&W : colour