In this Oct. 22, 2013 photo, an anesthetist injects anesthesia ahead of a cataract operation at a government hospital in Bago, Myanmar. Accurate statistics concerning public health are difficult to ... more 
In this Oct. 22, 2013 photo, an anesthetist injects anesthesia ahead of a cataract operation at a government hospital in Bago, Myanmar. Accurate statistics concerning public health are difficult to come by in Myanmar, which only opened up to the outside world two years ago. The World Health Organization puts blindness prevalence rates at under 1 percent, high for the region in Myanmar, but one outside survey showed it peaking at 8.1 percent in some rural areas. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gemunu Amarasinghe
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