1865-5

1865-5
Credit: 
© 1969 James F. Phillips, Courtesy of Photoshare
Photographer: 
James F. Phillips
Location: 
Biafra
Nigeria
NG
Date taken: 
June 30, 1969
Project: 
Known Person: 

Caption

The International Committee of the Red Cross developed child health screening tools during the Nigerian Civil War by measuring the heights and circumferences of clinically healthy children. The children in this photo are being measured and examined as part of the process for generating the scale.

History of Use

Organization Media Type Title
Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness Other Coping with Disasters, August 2007
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Powerpoint Presentation Biafra at 50: A War Remember