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English: A seated, listless child, who was among many kwashiorkor cases found in Nigerian relief camps during the Nigerian–Biafran War.
العربية: صُورة ترجع لِأواخر عقد الستينيَّات من القرن العشرين، تُظهر طفلة مريضة جالسة، تُعاني من مرض كواشيوركور شأنها شأن الكثير من الأطفال الذين عُثر عليهم في مُخيمات اللاجئين خِلال الحرب الأهليَّة النيجيريَّة. الكواشيوركور هو مرضٌ ينجم عن عوز الپروتين الحاد، وهذه الطفلة، التي تسببت نوعيَّة حميتها الغذائيَّة بِهذا المرض، كانت تُعاني أيضًا من عوارض مُختلفة بما فيها وذمة الساقين والقدمين، وبهتان لون الجلد، وتساقط الشعر، وفقر الدم، وانتفاخ المعدة، ولمعان الجلد. أُنشأ الكثير من مُخيمات الإغاثة في سبيل تقديم المُساعدات الغذائيَّة لِلقرويين في المناطق المُحيطة بِمواقع النزاع.
English: This late 1960s photograph shows a seated, listless child, who was among many kwashiorkor cases found in Nigerian relief camps during the Nigerian–Biafran war. Kwashiorkor is a disease brought on due to a severe dietary protein deficiency, and this child, whose diet fit such a deficiency profile, presented with symptoms including edema of legs and feet, light-colored, thinning hair, anemia, a pot-belly, and shiny skin. A large number of relief camps were established for nutrition assessment and feeding operations for the local villagers around the war zone.
Español: Tomada a finales la década de 1960, esta fotografía muestra a una niña lánguida sentada; uno de muchos casos de personas afectadas por el kwashiorkor encontradas en campamentos de socorro nigerianos durante la guerra entre Nigeria y Biafra.
Français : Photo de la fin des années 1960 montrant une jeune fille atteinte de kwashiorkor, l'un des nombreux enfants atteints de ce mal lié à la malnutrition présents dans les camps de réfugiés nigériens au cours de la guerre du Biafra. Cette maladie se manifeste ici par un œdème de l’abdomen (grand ventre protubérant) et des extrémités, une atteinte des cheveux et de la peau, et une anémie.
Italiano: Uno dei tanti bambini affetti da kwashiorkor presenti nei campi di accoglienza durante la guerra del Biafra
Українська: Дитина, хвора на квашіоркор, у таборі для біженців під час громадянської війни у Нігерії (1967—1970)
Date late 1960s
Source Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Public Health Image Library (PHIL); ID: 6901
Author Dr. Lyle Conrad
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