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MALNUTRITION AND MALARIA IN AFRICA

A panoramic documentation by Mickael Therer for MSF - MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES (DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian aid organisation that provides emergency medical assistance to populations in danger in more than 80 countries. They got the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999 for their humanitarian work. all over the world.

Mickael Therer, VR Photographer from Belgium has always had a large respect for this organisation and he presented them with the idea of documenting their work with interactive panoramas.

Shortly after he was sent to Mali in West Africa to visit 2 of the MSF operations in Mali.

Mali is a country with 12 million inhabitans most of them very poor, living for less than US$1 a day. They suffers from Malaria, HIV/AIDS and epidemics of meningitis, cholera, measles and yellow fever

FULLSCREEN QTVR Malnutrition in Mali

This panorama is from a refugee camp in Goundam in the north part of Mali.

The people have lived here for 10-15 years.

The nurse is Ann-Sophie Iuel-Brockdorff from Denmark who is on her fourth mission for MSF.

The number of children in Mali suffering from malnutrition is among the highest in Africa.

Ann-Sophie is trying to get a baby transferred to the special feeding center which MSF is maintaining.

View the full project at Mickael Therer's site

Click to view full screen interactive QTVR - Fullscreen QTVR WITH SOUND by Mickael Therer
FULLSCREEN QTVR Malaria in Mali

Kangaba healthcenter
70 kms south of Bamako near the Guinean border

This is the children's room at this healthcenter which is taking care of a population of 96.000 people.

Of the four beds in the room three are occupied by infants with very bad malaria.

View the full project at Mickael Therer's site

Click to view full screen interactive QTVR - Fullscreen QTVR WITH SOUND by Mickael Therer

Read a deep going article about this project and an interview with Mickael Therer in VRMag.

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