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clockTime to watch: 03:56Posted on November 15, 2016

Andrew Bastawrous

Rolex Awards Laureate, 2016

Andrew Bastawrous is an ophthalmologist from England whose dream is to treat the millions of visually impaired people living in low-income countries. He has begun a project in remote areas of Kenya, where there is little eye care but good mobile phone technology. His solution is to use smartphones as a portable eye examination kit, and eventually make this technology available around the world.

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