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Reference : V-P-SO-E-00707
Date : 23/04/2015
Country/Region : SOMALIA
Caption : North Mogadishu, Keysaney Hospital, main gate. Dr. Ahmed Mohamed, alias Tajir, Chief Surgeon, examines a baby on his daily ward round.
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). The hospital treated 1,314 children under the age of 10 as outpatients in 2014. With the busy schedule the hospital experiences every day, children and mothers are the highest number of patients the hospital admits mostly. Special attention is given outpatients unable to meet hospital fees. The hospital has regular visits by ICRC health officials from Geneva to survey the condition of the hospital and doctors performance.
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