Reference : V-P-SD-E-00387
Date : 06/09/2005
Country/Region : SUDAN
Caption : West Darfur, Abata 60km from Zalingei. Vaccination programme, ante-natal care and malaria prevention.
Photographer : LOUIS, Virginie
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Vaccination of babies for the 6 childhood disease: polio, Tuberculosis, measles, diphteria, Tetanos, whooping cough. Women receive Tetanos injections

Since the start of 2005, the ICRC has carried out over 45'000 vaccinations of women and children. Today, as part of the ante-natal care programme, mothers receive anti-malarial tablets, iron replacement tablets, as well as anti-parasites tablets against worms which can cause anemia, premature deliveries, bleedings, still birth or very small babies.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 2560x1920
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour