Some days are more challenging than others …

Posted by: Uplift Internationale

February
4

Yesterday, three of our OR monitors got burned out due to the constant power fluctuations at the regional hospital. We can’t lose any more or we need to shut down. We’ve scraped together enough voltage and high wattage protectors and we are hoping they hold. As Dr Krebs says, “It’s a mission and things are going to get jacked up.”

We scrounge ice for face packs from ice cream stands. But so far, we are getting through the 12 hours of surgery. Our eyes on the prize is that 12 of these children will not die this year. All 110 will be 20 times less likely to get serious infections. All will live better lives. But, today this kind of work is more challenging than other days …

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