Sven Torfinn

Pisak, Yei County, Equatoria, SUDAN

Doctor Mwanza, member of the mobile Sleeping Sickness screening team, examines a blood sample under a microscope looking for evidence of the parasites that cause the disease. Sleeping sickness is a daily threat to more than 60 million men, women and children in 36 countries of sub-Saharan Africa, 22 of which are among the least developed countries in the world. The estimated number of people thought to have the disease is between 300 000 and 500 000 and the majority of these will die without ever having been diagnosed. The disease is a major obstacle to the development of entire regions, decreasing the labour force, hampering production and the capacity to work.

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Sven Torfinn
Pisak, Yei County, Equatoria
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17.13 x 24.33 cm (300 dpi)
6.74 x 9.58 inch (300 dpi)
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