Picturing health: 35 years of photojournalism at WHO

PHOTO FEATURE ON POLIO

Ill but active: Lao People's Democratic Republic, 1968
Nurse and child in rehabilitation exercise, Lao People's Democratic Republic
WHO/Jean Mohr

For this photo report, Jean Mohr visited the Mahosot hospital in Vientiane. He photographed the variety of physical therapy and rehabilitation programmes aimed to allow patients to make the transition back to independent life. His images were published in 1968 under the title Infirmes mais actifs.

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