Support of Interplast & Samoa.
The Rotary Club of Mornington  sponsored a volunteer medical team to undertake life-changing work in Samoa. The team conducted plastic and reconstructive surgical treatment for 60 patients, conducted consultations with 134 patients,  and continued  the training  and mentoring  local surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses and physiotherapists. The value of the volunteer team’s time was nearly $100,000.
The Rotary Club of Mornington contributed $18,000 to the cost of sending the team.
Rotary was integrally involved in the establishment of Interplast in 1983 with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. It is now a fully accredited NGO  providing similar support in 17 countries.that enjoys the support of Rotary throughout Australia.
To read the report from Interplast on the Impact of this Project please click here
(To read more about Interplast click here )