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Somalia: hospital provides life-line despite direct attacks

23-08-2012 Film Ref. av029

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.


  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2012
  • Running time: 2'13 sec.
  • Languages available: English
  • Reference: av029