Chapter 7. Rotaplast International

A Study in Medical Volunteerism

  1. Michael Mars D.Sc lead consultant Chairman visiting professor Faculty of Medicine Fellow,
  2. Debbie Sell PhD Head and
  3. Alex Habel consultant paediatrician
  1. Dr Angelo Capozzi plastic surgeon Chief of Plastic Surgery

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch7

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World

How to Cite

Capozzi, A. (2008) Rotaplast International, in Management of Cleft Lip and Palate in the Developing World (eds M. Mars, D. Sell and A. Habel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988244.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Shrine Hospital for Children in Sacramento, California, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019689

Online ISBN: 9780470988244

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Keywords:

  • Rotaplast International;
  • governance and management;
  • unique goals and vision;
  • organizational goals;
  • Rotaplast and cleft lip/palate team to host country;
  • Rotary-based organization promoting highest ideals of Rotary International;
  • Rotaplast International - educating local medical professionals;
  • partnership with Rotary;
  • medical missions and establishing cleft teams;
  • infection and dehiscence of cleft lip repair very rare

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Governance and Management

  • History

  • Unique Goals and Vision

  • Programs

  • Medical Missions

  • The Mission Team

  • Establishing Cleft Teams

  • Complications of Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

  • Contact

  • References