22 Years in Afghanistan

26 June 2012


Alberto Cairo of the International Committee of the Red Cross, who has spent more than two decades in Afghanistan, gives a talk at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

Alberto, head of the ICRC's physical rehabilitation programme in Kabul, is a highly respected figure in Afghanistan.  He and his team have provided assistance to 100,000 disabled Afghans, including victims of landmines.  He has built a programme providing orthopaedic services to people in a number of provinces and also providing services to help disabled Afghans recover their rights and dignity.

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue: John Snow, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Type of event: Seminar

Spaces are limited so please register your place to attend

Admission: Registration required

Contact: Karl Blanchet
Email: Karl.Blanchet@lshtm.ac.uk

Location map and directions to all LSHTM buildings

Image: Gulbahar, ICRC limb-fitting centre. Alberto Cairo, head of the project, adjusting a prosthesis. Ó World Picture News/CONLAN, Seamus