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It’s getting hot

The famous ophthalmologist John Sandford-Smith MBE wrote the book on Eye Disease in Hot Climates, and I can see why he chose the title.  These last two weeks it has really started getting hot.  And dry and windy. Jacaranda trees are in full bloom, and signify the start of the hot spell of October, before the [...]
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MACOHA referral session from Salima

We’ve had patients coming from near the lakeshore in Salima the whole of last week and this week.  A car every day has been coming full with around 15 patients.  We’ve been busy. Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) has a team of field workers in their community based rehabilitation programme.  They have spent weeks and [...]
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