2012 Chittagong, Bangladesh
Ae Je from Chittagong!
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 »
Day 1 was a Success
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 »
First day of surgeries, all is well
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 »
Meet Nasreen and Shantui
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 »
Busy third day of surgery in beautiful Chittagong
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 »
A busy day off
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 »
It’s all downhill from here!
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 »
What’s going on at Nurture Hospital?
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 »
Besides surgery, what else is going on?
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 »
See you next year, Chittagong!
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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