Free plastic surgery camp at Jalna

Jalna: Hundreds of people with cleft palates, facial deformities, burns and contractures can get a new lease of life at a free plastic surgery camp at the Mission Hospital here on February 29.

The camp has been organized by German Rotary Volunteer Doctors Rotary Club of Jalna, Rotary club of Bombay Midtown and Rotary Club of Jalna.

The President of Jalna Rotary Club, Sunil Raithatha said we have been conducting camps for last eight years and during this period about 1200 persons were corrected at the camps. This year too, 120 persons will be operated upon, he said.

He said the organisers of the camp and doctors provide full care and support to patients which include prolonged post operative speech therapy as well as physiotherapy for months.

The doctors include Anaesthesiologist and Head of the Department at EVK Hattingen Dr Gerhard K. Schlosser, maxillofacial Surgeons Dr. Jihan Mohasseb and Dr. Alexis Landersa among others. The staff of Mission Hospital will also be offering their services.