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Dr Phetsamone waiting
2013 - Hugh Rutherford

Pneumonia is the largest single cause of death in children under five years of age

Dr Phetsamone patiently waits for the backup generator to turn on in order to commence surgery at an eye clinic in Oudomxay Province, Laos. Power blackouts are one of the many challenges facing Dr Phetsamone and his team, as they work to improve the delivery of eye health services in the country.