Fardosa Hussein

Photographer
   
A day at a COVID -19 treatment centre in Somalia
Location: Mogadishu, Somalia
Nationality: Kenyan
Biography: Fardosa is a Somali Kenyan documentary and humanitarian photographer based in Mogadishu, Somalia. Her photographic work focuses on daily life, treatment of malnutrition, and the impact of livelihood programs on women in rural Somalia. She is... read on
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A day at a COVID -19 treatment centre in Somalia
Credits: fardosa hussein
Updated: 04/08/21
As the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelms countries with strong health care systems, Somalia – already reeling from the cumulative effects of multiple recent shocks – is preparing for the worst. The country has experienced conflict, drought, floods, a locust invasion, all in the last nine months. I spent a day at the only COVID -19 treatment centre, De Martini in Mogadishu, Somalia at the peak of the pandemic in 2020. This health workers don't have enough PPEs and other resources like oxygen machine to save the lives of the many admitted to the hospital. 
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