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The rains have come

I was happy to arrive back in Nkhoma during the rains.  They shouls have started in ernest 2 months ago, but have been somewhat scanty over the past weeks.  The crops are surviving in the central region and over the past week we have had a number of huge down pours to soak the fields [...]
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Busy Monday

This morning I started at 8am. I had 48 new and follow-up patients to see, and the clinical staff saw 54 new patients this morning. By 4pm I left the operating theatre after performing 27 cataract operations. It’s possible to do one eye in about seven minutes, but where a patient has bilateral cataracts, we’d only [...]
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