• Send page
  • Print page

Somalia: hospital provides life-line despite direct attacks

To view this content you need to install a Flash Player plug-in.: click here to install.

Alternatively you can download a larger version (Windows media - 21.4 MB): click here to download.

Summary

Mogadishu has suffered 20 years of conflict, causing thousands of deaths and injuries. But amidst the suffering, medical staff at Medina hospital, led by Dr Mohamed Yusuf, offer a life-line, treating the war-wounded and tending the sick, despite several direct attacks on the hospital and threats to its staff.

Details

Production locations:
Somalia
Running time:
2'13 sec.
Release year:
2012
Original version:
ENG
Reference:
av029
Copyright:
ICRC