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Day 11 – Post clinic part one
Today is our last day of the mission in Firozabad. This mission is mainly characterized by the many burns. Unfortunately, it still happens very often that children get burns in and around the house. The bi... Read More »
Day 10 – The last full day of...
The last full day of surgery is a great success. Many patients have been operated on today with complex burns. The total will be 58 patients with 92 procedures/surgery at the end of the mission. This morni... Read More »
Day 9 – a puzzle every day...
Sometimes it is difficult to schedule the operations here in Firozabad. Not because there are no registrations (despite the fact that there may also be some more), but mainly because there are ‘no sh... Read More »
Day 8 – start of the second p...
This mission is characterized by the many burns and the misery that this brings to their lives daily. We can imagine that the (often painful) scars make it so hard to play and move freely. It makes it d... Read More »
Day 7 – The team enjoys their...
This is a day when everyone can take a breather. The Rotaplast team has had a busy time and is enjoying a well-deserved day off. It has been a tiring week and it has asked for a lot of our Read More »
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Our first new smile
Manuel is an energetic 7 month old boy. He has a 2 year old sister that does not have a cleft. His parents heard about Rotaplast from Alexandra, a speech therapist with the non-profit Fundauniban. M... Read More »
Chittagong, Bangladesh 2016 – Shiru
Shiru is the oldest among her three brothers and two sisters. Thirteen years ago, at age nine, she was home alone cooking on an open fire. She got too close and her clothing caught fire. Neighbors came to ... Read More »
“We will fix that.”
Lead Anesthesiologist Harmeet Bhullar, takes a long look at 18 year-old Ye Htet Paing’s cleft lip and palate and says, “We will fix that.” The broadest smile comes across his face. Even t... Read More »