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Reference : V-P-SO-E-00702
Date : 22/04/2015
Country/Region : SOMALIA
Caption : North Mogadishu, Keysaney Hospital, laboratory and blood bank section. The hospital treated 1,314 children under the age of 10 as outpatients in 2014.
Photographer : YAZDI, Pedram
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The hospital is run by the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). In 2014, 30 children wounded by weapons were admitted during the same period. Even though the city no longer suffers from the barrage of conflict it witnessed in the mid-nineties, there is still sporadic gunfire attacks and car bombs still taking place. The hospital has been operational since 1992 ushering a period of civil war in Somalia.
ICRC website, article from the 6th May 2015:
“[…] Keysaney hospital facts & figures
Since 1992, the hospital has admitted nearly 180,000 patients and assisted more than 84,000 weapon-wounded patients. The new surgical operating theatre built by the ICRC in 2014 has improved the facility's capacity to respond to emergencies. […] ”
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4256x2832
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour