We do not take electricity or internet connectivity for granted here - maybe more accurately we do, and then are frequently disappointed. As we were about to start our first cataract case, a loud explosion in the distance was the regional transformer on the electrical grid. Undaunted, we transferred over to the generator systems...yes plural...one for 220V power and the other for 110V power. Just before starting the case, regular power was restored! Similar, but more fickle, is the internet access - very spotty most of the time, limited bandwidth and frequent intermittent outages.
Ophthalmologist joining a medical team providing clinical care and academic exchange programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America to support development of blindness prevention programs including clinical care, educational exchanges and research activities - coordinated through a team of amazing eye care professionals in government, academic, private practice and international non-governmental organization (INGOs) settings across the globe. All in the pursuit of eliminating avoidable blindness and vision loss. ... full info