18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Left in the fog

Patients of the republican psycho-neurological clinic. There are not enough beds in one of the departments of the dispensary, so some patients are forced to sleep in the corridor. In our country, medicine is at a poor level. The specialist doctors are qualified, but the Ministry of Health is corrupt. Most of the hospitals are in disrepair and there is a lack of modern medical equipment. And also there is a frame leak. The mental health industry is especially hard. Both the patients themselves and the doctors. Old buildings, poor interiors of hospitals, lack of beds. But doctors continue to work and do their duty.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Kyrgyzstan
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Artur Bolzhurov