2012 Chittagong, Bangladesh

Jan 31, 2012

Ae Je from Chittagong!

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Its been an incredible journey but the team has arrived in Chittagong, Bangladesh!  We are currently acclimating to time, temperature and pollution in our beautiful hotel, Well Park.  Hav... Read More »

Feb 2, 2012

Day 1 was a Success

Chittagong, Bangladesh

What a day!  Along with the 230+ patients the clinic saw today, we were also visited by the U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh's wife, two national newspapers and a local news crew that managed to get... Read More »

Feb 2, 2012

First day of surgeries, all is well

Chittagong, Bangladesh

First day of surgeries, and so far-success! The surgeons were able to operate on 12 people, all of whom are doing well in recovery tonight. Our youngest patient was a six month old girl, our two oldest pat... Read More »

Feb 3, 2012

Meet Nasreen and Shantui

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Being a first timer, I've been wondering how these trips are possible.  The organization of it all, the determination and stamina of the doctors and nurses, the dedication of the other volunteers... Read More »

Feb 4, 2012

Busy third day of surgery in beautiful Chittagong

Chittagong, Bangladesh

  Our little love Simran went home this morning. I could not believe the outcome of her surgery, the transformation was remarkable.    Surgeries, surgeries, surgeries!  Today, day 3... Read More »

Feb 7, 2012

A busy day off

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Thanks to both the Rotary clubs of Agrabad and Rangamati Lake City, we had an amazing day trip today to the Chittagong Hill Tracts. It was a national holiday (Mohammed’s birthday) so our drive up and bac... Read More »

Feb 8, 2012

It’s all downhill from here!

Chittagong, Bangladesh

After a lovely day of sightseeing it is back to work! Monday at Nurture Hospital had 12 surgeries. One little girl has been here at the hospital since in-take day last Wednesday. Her name is Ayesha and she... Read More »

Feb 8, 2012

What’s going on at Nurture Hospital?

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Today, I’d like to give you a tour of our lovely hospital.  Nurture Hospital is a 20 minute drive from our hotel in the morning and an hour drive back at night.  The traffic here gets so craz... Read More »

Feb 21, 2012

Besides surgery, what else is going on?

Chittagong, Bangladesh

Besides the 92 surgeries that were performed by Rotaplast over the seven days we had at Nurture Hospital, there were other great things to do and see throughout the days. Brian and Bo donated 12 prosthetic... Read More »

Feb 21, 2012

See you next year, Chittagong!

Chittagong, Bangladesh

After a very busy 11 days in Chittagong, it is time to say goodbye. The Rotary Club of Agrabad joined us for a farewell dinner Friday night at the Chittagong Boat Club. We were given wonderful personalized... Read More »

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