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Reference : V-P-SO-E-00706
Date : 22/04/2015
Country/Region : SOMALIA
Caption : North Mogadishu, Keysaney Hospital, main gate. A member of the medical staff.
Photographer : YAZDI, Pedram
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The hospital has assisted tens of thousands of patients wounded in armed conflict since 1992. It is run by the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) with the support of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). A medical worker of Keysaney Hospital indicates the Somalia Red Crescent, branding that first meets patients who visit the health facility. The name of Dr Ahmed Mohamed, alias Dr Tajir, Chief Surgeon, has grown synonymous with the hospital after 23 years of service to those in need of health services.
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