Posts from 2020

Jul 19, 2020

A Tribute to Terry Hodskins

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Rotaplast lost a dear friend on May 29, 2020 with the passing of Terry (Hodskins) Fullum. It was Terry’s inspiration nearly 20 years ago that led to the founding of the project Wrap-A-Smile to provide qu... Read More »

Nov 6, 2019

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2019 – Last Day of Surgery

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Fahima was one of the first babies we operated on this mission. She weighed 6.5 kilos at pre-screening. According to her parents she weighed 3 kilos at birth – she has gained only 3.5 kilos since the... Read More »

Nov 5, 2019

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2019 – Day Five and Six

Sylhet, Bangladesh

A young patient during pre-op. Samia Akhter Jeni made her grandma do all the coloring for her as she cuddled the toy given to her by the PACU nurses. Dr. Mamdouh checks on a patient during post-op. Sayma A... Read More »

Nov 4, 2019

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2019 – Symposium

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There was an educational component to this year’s Sylhet mission. With the help of M.A.G. Osmani Medical College, Sylhet, Rotaplast International was able to organize a symposium on Plastic, Craniofa... Read More »

Nov 4, 2019

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2019 – Day Three

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Six year old Jasmin going home a day after surgery. Nancy Dean, our quartermaster, put up a beautiful Wrap a Smile quilt that had the world map on it. This year’s team had people who were born in dif... Read More »

Oct 26, 2019

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2019 Day One and Two – Surgery

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Saif reads in Class 4 and is from Goalabajar, which is just on the outskirts of the city. His sister complains that he fights with her all the time. (R) He was calm throughout and even managed to smile for Read More »

Oct 23, 2019

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2019 Day Two – Pre-op Clinic

Sylhet, Bangladesh

The inauguration ceremony organized by the local Rotary Club kicked things off on day two of the mission. Diana Rios, an absolute workhorse, had the tough task of inputting and organizing all the medical... Read More »

Oct 22, 2019

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2019 Day One – Arrival

Sylhet, Bangladesh

      The team has arrived in Sylhet! Randy Floyd, our Mission Director spoke to the group as everyone patiently waited in the airport lounge for all the paperwork to be finished. It has bee... Read More »

Oct 3, 2019

Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

Dr. Amit Gupta, Anesthesiologist Evelyn Snyder, OR Nurse Linda Sartain, OR Nurse Dr. Mark Singleton, Lead Anesthesiologist Dr. Salman Dasti, Anesthesiologist Dr. Leonard Lee, Anesthesiologist and Evelyn Ab... Read More »

Oct 3, 2019

Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

Reynald is a 14-year-old boy who came in to the hospital for a cleft lip repair. But before he came in, his mother had stopped at his school to notify them that Reynald would be absent for the duration of Read More »

Oct 2, 2019

Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

Dr. Alain Senerpida is from right here in Cebu City, Philippines. This is his third Rotaplast mission. Dr. Senerpida is the immediate past president of the Cebu Fuente Rotary Club. Dr. Sibrand Schepel is f... Read More »

Oct 1, 2019

Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

Miller Hospital nursing staff and Rotary volunteers in pre and post-op ward. OR nurse Sharron Newton RN reconnects with Jessica who was a patient of Rotaplast in 2008. Jessica has volunteered for the Cebu ... Read More »

Oct 1, 2019

Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

Dr. Rod Simonds, Medical Director and Dr. Sib Schepel,surgeon doing rounds the day after a surgery. One of the 2 operating rooms with 2 surgeries. Dr. Alain Senerpida, surgeon at work in the operating room... Read More »

Sep 30, 2019

Surgery – Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

Jeio and Miller Hospital nursing staff. Dr. Mark Singleton delivering a briefing. Nurse Sharron Newton and Sterilizer Brian Ahern. Mea Pena, Head Nurse, at work with schedules. Read More »

Sep 30, 2019

Surgery – Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

Rotarian Jim Stone and Mission Director Evelyn Abad Dr. Ann Mohler, Pediatrician, in post-op ward. Volunteer Rotarian Susan King delivering gifts in Post-op ward. Dr. Ann Mohler, Pediatrician, in pre-op wa... Read More »

Sep 26, 2019

Pre Clinic – Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

OR Nurse Sharron Newton and two patients getting ready for Halloween. Nick Shea – very busy at work as medical records keeper. Surgeons and nurses evaluating incoming patients for surgery. Read More »

Sep 26, 2019

Travel Day – Cebu City, Philippines 2019

Cebu City, Philippines

The teams arrival at the Manila airport. The squad! Arrival in Cebu. Read More »

Oct 25, 2018

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2018

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Shafayat is three and a half years old and was born with a unilateral cleft lip. Fahid arrived in our clinic on our first day of operations at the Park View Medical College and Hospital.  He exhibited the... Read More »

Oct 23, 2018

Sylhet, Bangladesh 2018

Sylhet, Bangladesh

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Sylhet, Bangladesh 2018

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