During a recent monitoring visit to Bangladesh, Vici Funnell, Chair of the Operation Cleft Australia Management Committee and Julie Stein, General Manager of Operation Cleft met with heads of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital. They are pictured above with from left Dr. Samanta Lal Sen, National Chief Co-ordinator, Prof. Sazzad Khondoker, Operation Cleft Plastic Surgeon, Assoc. Prof. Tanveer, Prof. Rahana Awwal Sumi and Professor Abul Kalam, Head of the Plastic Surgery Unit. Also attending the meeting was Razee Mohammed Fakhrul, Member of Bangladesh Parliament, Comilla District 4.
During our brief visit we travelled around Dhaka, Jessore and Khulna and met many wonderful people. Below are just a few of the photos taken in this extraordinary country.
See Operation Cleft in Action
Operation Cleft – an international humanitarian project of the Rotary Club of Box Hill Central – provides free cleft repair surgery to those in need in Bangladesh – the “Gift of a Smile for Life”. This was filmed at a recent surgical camp conducted at the Dhaka City Hospital in February 2017
City Heart Hospital
Islamic Bank Hospital