Reference : V-P-YE-E-01687
Date : 30/04/2017
Country/Region : YEMEN
Caption : Hodeidah, Al Thawra public hospital. A boy from Hajjah, north of Hodeidah with anemia broke his leg. Due to the lack of available beds in the hospital, he has been waiting on a stretcher in the corridors of the hospital for over two weeks.
Photographer : EL HAGE, Ralph
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : He is generally weak, he fell from the roof of his house and broke his right leg. He underwent surgery in his hometown twice, but it was not successful. He arrived to Hodeidah’s hospital hoping to get a third attempt at surgery. He also has rheumatism and growth disorders. Due to his medical status, he was unable to work or go to school and has been totally dependent on his brother and family.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 6000x3376
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour