Documents of the month (2010)
Document of the month: December 2010
"International Day of Persons with Disabilities", 3 December 2010.
A large public health team is assisting the Government of Algeria in planning and reorganizing the country's public health system and in creating training facilities for medical and para-medical staff. Training schools have been established for medical assistants and nurses. A feature of the work is the important rehabilitation programme, both for polio and war victims.
Our picture shows a young patient at the Douera Hospital, outside Algiers, reading a letter from home with a friend.
Taken from a photo report by Pat Appel. Algeria, 1964.