People of Mercy

12 October 2012

Alhassane Cissé (14)

 

Menschen, die auf dem Hospitalschiff Africa Mercy, in Conakry, Guinea, behandelt werden.

Conakry, Guinea

Alhassane Cissé (14)
Pictured shortly after an operation to remove neurofibromatosis tumors from his face, Alhassane was unable to speak.

 

People receiving treatment on Africa Mercy, a hospital ship docked at Conakry, Guinea.

Alhassane Cissé (14)

 

Personas que reciben tratamiento a bordo del Africa Mercy, un buque hospital atracado en Conakry, Guinea.

Alhassane Cissé (14)

 

Personnes soignées à bord du navire-hôpital l’Africa Mercy, amarré à Conakry, en Guinée.

Alhassane Cissé (14)

 

Mensen die behandeld worden op het ziekenhuisschip Africa Mercy, dat ligt aangemeerd in Conakry, Guinee.

Location

Conakry, Guinea

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
ISO: 400
F-Stop: 5.6
Focal Length: 80 mm
Camera: Hasselblad H4D-40

Stephan Vanfleteren
Nationality:
Belgium
About:
Stephan Vanfleteren lives and works in his native Belgium. After his photography studies he started to work as a freelancer in 1993. His black-and-white documentary photography covers the disappearance of small, anarchic worlds and the phenomena of everyday life in Belgium, as well as events from conflict zones and portrayals of everyday life around the world.  After working for the daily edition of De Morgen newspaper in the past, Vanfleteren now contributes to its weekend supplements.
Commissioner:
Panos for Mercy Ships / De Standaard

Photographer multimedia