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

09-07-2012 Film Ref. AV021B

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.


  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2012
  • Production locations: South Sudan
  • Running time: 1'50 min.
  • Languages available: English
  • Reference: AV021B