Picturing health: 35 years of photojournalism at WHO

PHOTO FEATURE ON INSECT-BORNE DISEASES

An Iranian village becomes health conscious: Iran, 1958
Villagers of Farimaneh assembling in the court-yards to get dusted, Iran
WHO/Marc Riboud

In these photographs, Marc Riboud documented the work of a team of WHO health professionals in the rural district of Sabzewar, Iran. At the request of the Iranian government, the team launched a pilot project to improve basic sanitation conditions and control insect-borne diseases.

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