Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures

Bielefeld, Germany

Ipek Turkekole and her mother Nebahat Turkekole at Nebahat's home in Bielefeld. Ipek, and an older sister, suffers from sickle cell disease and is treated with a routine of regular exchange blood transfusions during which a portion of her blood is drained, the sickled cells separated from the blood plasma, and then the plasma is reinfused together with healthy red blood cells from a donor. This treatment allows Turkekole to work and lead a fairly normal life.

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Nyani Quarmyne/Panos Pictures
City
Bielefeld
Country
Germany
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
4.0 MB size on disk
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