Lead PACU Nurse, Paula Fillari, hands ten-month old, Min Wai Phyo to his father, Ko Min Heing, in the recovery room following a cleft palate surgery. Ko Min Heing is a mason from Nay Pyi Taw who has six children. He shared how badly he felt that his youngest child was the only one who had cleft palate.
Min Wai Phyo’s big sister, Ma Khin, sings to her youngest brother after surgery while walking the hallways at the hospital. Click on the video to hear her voice and share this moment.
Surgeon Angelo Capozzi and Tom Griffith perform a hand surgery on Nay Linn Htut, age 15, who was burned at the age of two months. Later, they bandage his hand before he is sent to the recovery room. Nay Linn Htut traveled 400 miles to receive treatment.
Back in the ward after surgery, Nay Linn Htut gives a thumbs up, and is feeling good.
Interpreter Nyan Htun Oo helps Pediatrician Sheila Mackell, and Bill Lindqvist, ward coordinator as they go through morning rounds. Local doctors, dentists, nurses, and the interpreters here at Retired Service Personnel Hospital have been a tremendous help and support for the clinic.
Dr. Debra Johnson visits with D’aw Than Ngwe who had a biopsy on a facial lesion. She is 71 years old.
Surgeons Tom Griffith, Angelo Capozzi and Debra Johnson check on Shwe Zin Ma, a 30 year-old woman who had a cleft lip repair.
Mothers and their children listen to pre op instructions.
Irene Johnston entertains some of the children in the ward, but is equally entertained by them.
62 year-old U Thaung Ngwe listens to Myanmar surgeons and Rotaplast medical staff about his cleft lip surgery.