Prince Harry visits hospital in Brasilia

Prince Harry began his seven-day trip to Brazil by visiting a hospital in the country's capital Brasilia.The fourth in line to the throne watched patients with neurological problems playing wheelchair basketball to aid their recovery.

Prince Harry watches patients playing wheelchair basketball. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The prince visited the Brasilia branch of the Sarah network of rehabilitation hospitals which has 10 units across the country.

Prince Harry talks to staff at a hospital in Brasilia. Credit: British Diplomatic Mission in Brazil

During his seven-day trip to Brazil and Chile, Harry is expected to carry out a range of engagements from visiting rain forests to paying tribute to the military achievements of both nations.

The Prince is due to attend World Cup game between Cameroon and Brazil World Cup tonight.