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South Sudan: woman travels three days for treatment after losing leg

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Summary

There are only 120 doctors and just over 100 registered nurses for South Sudan's population of nearly 9 million. When Nyataba Lam Keat lost a leg during the recent ethnic fighting in Akobo, she had to travel for three days to reach a hospital that could treat her.

Details

Production locations:
South Sudan
Running time:
1'50 min.
Release year:
2012
Original version:
ENG
Reference:
AV021B
Copyright:
ICRC