People of Mercy

17 October 2012

Mohamed Seydoula Yattana (40)

 

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

Conakry, Guinea

Mohamed Seydoula Yattana (40)
“Five months ago my eye started to itch in the middle of the night. Now, it hurts tremendously. I can’t see with it anymore, and when there is glare or sunlight it begins to weep.”

 

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

Mohamed Seydoula Yattana (40)

 

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

Mohamed Seydoula Yattana (40)

 

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

Mohamed Seydoula Yattana (40)

 

Persone curate a bordo dell’Africa Mercy, una nave ospedale ormeggiata a Conakry, Guinea.

Mohamed Seydoula Yattana (40)

 

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

Mohamed Seydoula Yattana (40)

 

Pessoas que recebem tratamento no Africa Mercy, um navio- hospital atracado em Conacri, Guiné.

Location

Conakry, Guinea

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
ISO: 400
F-Stop: 4
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