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Reference : V-P-SO-E-00710
Date : 23/04/2015
Country/Region : SOMALIA
Caption : North Mogadishu, Keysaney Hospital. Medical team busy conducting surgery on a patient.
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 was equipped with a new operating theatre by the ICRC to adequately handle procedures on weapon-wounded patients. To maintain a quality standard of care, Keysaney hospital integrate ICRC surgical guidelines and protocols for war wounded and guidelines for non-war wounded patients. In order to keep a follow up on this, Health delegates from ICRC Somalia delegation frequently conduct a visit to the hospital.
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 : 2832x4256
Orientation : portrait
Colour/B&W : colour