(Above) Ma Ei Phyo Thazin’s tiny hand holds onto the finger of Lahpai Tu, nurse/interpreter, as she opens her eyes in the post op. Mr. Tu and all of the local nurses were a tremendous help in the OR area.
(Below) A mom smiles after being reunited with her three year-old daughter, Ma Wine Su, in the post-op recovery area.
Dr. Michael Johnston, anesthesiologist, carries Mg Myat Thu into post-op recovery during the final day of surgeries. Mg Myat Thu had his cleft lip repaired. Johnston says one of his favorite duties is to carry small children back to recovery.
PACU Nurse Luisa Poquiz, comforts Ye Yint Aung in recovery.
Saw Heni Blue watches as Dr. Angelo Capozzi removes his leg dressing as the bandages are changed. Moments later, he is escorted by OR Nurse Irena Jaspar out of the OR and is all smiles.
Chan Magae Aung and her husband admire their daughter, Thoon Yati San, after surgery.
OR Nurse Irena Jaspar, center, embraces Dr. Hnin Yu, dentist, left, and one of the nurses, as surgeries are finalized in the OR.
Nurse Lahpai Tu, background, reaches up for a group photo of a post clinic celebration with local hospital and Rotaplast staff.
Lead nurse, Evelyn Abad, center, and OR Nurse Nyein Nyein Ei, cut into a cake celebrating our collaborative efforts as Dr. Angelo Capozzi looks on.
Sharron Newton, shares a smile with another staff nurse.
Dr. Myat Wunna Soe, Deptury Director General with the Dept. of Medical Services Myanmar Ministry of Health, presents a gift to Steve Altmayer during a celebratory dinner at the hospital. Dr. Soe presented gifts to every member of Rotaplast.