Reference : V-P-SN-E-00247
Date : 26/05/2015
Country/Region : SENEGAL
Caption : Ziguinchor area, Bignona Department, Kataba 1 municipality, Barakessé village. The medical staff checks the register and medical records of infants.
Photographer : CENDON, José
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The majority of women from this area do their maternity consultation in Gambia, a few kilometers away. The medical staff establishes for them a new medical record matching the health system in Senegal.
In Casamance, the ICRC supports five health centres belonging to three health districts. The ICRC facilitates the transfer of medical teams, playing a role of neutral mediator in the field of health, and reinforces the presence and action of medical teams in a difficult accessible zone. The ICRC works in collaboration with medical teams from the district.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5616x3744
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour