Afghanistan has been under the boot of various conflict since 1978, yet according to scarce medical professionals, PTSD is seldom diagnosed.
Mark de Rond & Magda Rakita
Mark de Rond is Professor in Organizational Ethnography at Judge Business School, Cambridge University. Having deployed with a military surgical team to Camp Bastion in 2011, he returned to Afghanistan in early December for two weeks to look at the effects of conflict on the mental health of its civilian population. Magda Rakita is a documentary pho photographer based in Cambridge, UK. She works with the media and NGO’s worldwide; her personal projects focus on health and social issues that affect women, children and the older generation. In 2013, Magda successfully completed MA course in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, graduating with a distinction. In her work she also employs multimedia and participatory projects.