2011 Udaipur, India
We are in transit
This post is to let friends and family know that all is well with the Udaipur team. We are in Dubai as I take a few minutes to post for the team. I know others are using the wifi services Read More »
A Rotary Welcome in Udaipur
The "royal welcome" the Rotaplast team received in Udaipur Wednesday afternoon, quickly brightened road weary hearts. The Udaipur Rotary Club has been preparing for the Rotaplast arrival for mont... Read More »
A Giant Step Toward a New Smile
Rotaplast patients are very special children. They come to the opening day clinic frightened by all the sights and sounds of these strangers from far away. But, the smiles and the warmth of our volu... Read More »
Udaipur Rotary Greets Rotaplast Team
What a night in Udaipur! After a successful screening clinic, the Rotaplast Team was invited to the Rotary House near the lakeshore in this lovely city. There was a formal greeting, ... Read More »
All is Well in Udaipur – Surgeries have begun!
The Rotaplast team was reminded why they have left family and friends when surgery began on a warm morning at the hospital. Asha was the first patient in surgery. (She is standing next to her mother... Read More »
One of Our Pediatricians Writes from Udaipur
by Leonard Friedland, M.D. I am one of the pediatricians, from Philadelphia and this is my first Rotaplast mission. It is thrilling and rewarding to be in Udaipur. We have a fantastic ... Read More »
Changing Lives in Udaipur, India
Rotaplast is international cooperation. Rotaplast is about changing lives and creating new smiles for little children with cleft palate, and/or, cleft lip. This is truly an international effort invo... Read More »
No Wednesday Let Down in Udaipur
Your Rotaplast team in Udaipur put in another successful day on Wednesday May 4th. Today involved follow up on surgeries – as well as several new cases in our three OR rooms. We are al... Read More »
Like All Good Things
As our mission nears a close in Udaipur, India, we are reminded that even though our trip is nearing an end, for so many children from this city and its surroundings, the past ten days have been a beginnin... Read More »
Surgery in Udaipur is complete – but caring about “our” children never ends
The final day of surgery has been completed for the Udaipur Rotaplast Team, pictured below. In several long and challenging days in India, the team has completed surgery and care for 61 child... Read More »
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Day 10 – The last f...
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 ev...
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 »