Nagamangala, India

Mar 16, 2023

Day 1 – On our way

Agra, India

From March 13 to 25, Rotaplast International will again do a medical mission in Agra, India with Rotaplast Nederland. Agra is a district in Uttar Pradesh (a state in India). There are approximately 1.6 mil... Read More »

Mar 16, 2023

Day 2 – Press conference at the Ravi Unity Hospital

Agra, India

At 05:00 we leave from the airport with a bus to the hotel. And after a long drive of 4 hours we arrive there. It is then 09:15 and we first have breakfast. We have a lot of respect for Read More »

Mar 17, 2023

Day 3 – What you see is what you get: pre-clinic

Agra, India

A campaign has been conducted and that resulted in a lot of registrations. The procedure is this mission according to Covid protocol and that means that an extensive covid test is taken with every applican... Read More »

Mar 18, 2023

Day 4 – First day of creating smiles and changing lives

Agra, India

The Rotaplast team has started to make a first beautiful operation day. Everyone is settled in their place and coordinate the first operations with each other. There are 3 operating tables and with that th... Read More »

Mar 20, 2023

Day 5 – ‘The Ward’ is a dynamic place

Agra, India

An important and dynamic place during the mission is ‘The Ward’. This is monitored and organized by Agnes. All patients arrive here the day before their planned operation and then spend the nig... Read More »

Mar 20, 2023

Day 6 – Not only “lips”…

Agra, India

Rotaplast not only operates on cleft lips, but also open palates and not to mention scars after burns. The scars are not only painful, but often cause limitations. The scars do not grow. They are not flexi... Read More »

Mar 22, 2023

Day 8 – start of the second part of the mission…

Agra, India

  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 »

Mar 22, 2023

Day 9 – a puzzle every day…

Agra, India

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 »

Mar 23, 2023

Day 10 – The last full day of surgery

Agra, India

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 »

Mar 30, 2023

Day 11 – Post clinic part one

Agra, India

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 »

Apr 3, 2023

Day 12 – Post clinic part two

Agra, India

Another successful mission completed Of all the patients who have had surgery in the last few days, most are still being seen by the surgeons and nurses today. This is the second part of the post clinic. B... Read More »

Dec 18, 2023

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Nagamangala, India

Our surgical trip to Nagamangala reunited Rotaplast with our longstanding partner – Rotary Bangalore North and District 3192. Rotary Bangalore North is one of the oldest Rotary clubs in India. Rotary Ban... Read More »

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