All is possible through Partnerships!
“Providing Excellence in Education and
Charitable Surgical Care”
Mission Statement since 1987
We work providing
Charitable Surgical Care, Cleft and Craniofacial
Deformities
Organize Sustainable
Medical Missions
Medic...
Where we have served…
 Cd.Juarez, Mexico
 PichuCalco,Mexico
 Ensenada, Mexico
 Tecate, Mexico
 Mori, India
 David, P...
 Pacific Clinical Research Foundation
 Carlsbad Rotary Club/High Noon Rotary
 Tecate Rotary Club
 Mission Bay Rotary
...
It is all about team effort!
Sonrisas de Los Cabos
Review
&
Update 2013
Our Rotary Friends!
First Carne Asada
1st Equipment Grant is Transferred
Patients are gathered from Baja Sur
by DIF and Rotary Clubs,
Screening for Surgery done on Monday
Children are Screened : Surgical Cases
Selected
The Free Surgery Is Planned and
Anesthesia/Medical Clearance Obtained for
Surgical Scheduling
Dental Exams and Treatments
are Provided Free of Charge
Lectures for Self-Esteem
And the first “poster- child” Alexis, is scheduled for surgery…
The Father declines his own Surgery
So emphasis can be given to his child.
Off for the Operation!
Ready to go!
Father “agrees” to perhaps try
surgery next time!
Mother Happy
After Child’s Surgery
Family together while Alexis awakens
And the first “poster- child” surgery a success!
Pre-Surgery April 2012
Post Surgery October 2012
Alexis with Rotary
Presi...
Little Axel also a great success.
No words needed! Happy Parents
Parent’s “FIRST LOOK”
Healthy Babies/Happy Families
This Trip: Mother and Child!
Many Thanks are given for the 2nd
Equipment Donation:
New Advanced Automatic Sterilizer
October 2012
Now, Many More Cases ...
A Huge Appreciation from us goes to the
Hospital Especialidades
And let us not forget our Hotel Host:
The Solmar Foundatio...
We thank the Surg./Nursing/Anesth. team!
SO Many Volunteers!
Thank you to our volunteers in Rotary!
And many, many more.
Early Hours
Sharing Rotary Experiences
FINAL HOURS LAST NIGHT
THIS CLUB WORKS HARD !
Finally, Thank You Ed Scarpelli, for attending
Rotary while visiting Cabo San Lucas!
Why not be part of
this service?
Model Host Team:
Club Rotario de Cabo San Lucas
GRACIAS!
" Smiles of Cabo San Lucas "  Free Surgery for Facial Cleft Children
" Smiles of Cabo San Lucas "  Free Surgery for Facial Cleft Children
" Smiles of Cabo San Lucas "  Free Surgery for Facial Cleft Children
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Smiles of Cabo San Lucas describes the formation and growth of a free surgical mission clinic treating children afflicted with Facial Cleft Deformities located in the region of Baja Sur, Mexico supported by the partnership between Rotary International Clubs and Smiles International Foundation http://SmilesInternationalFoundation.org

Ongoing updates for supplies and equipment as well as self-esteem training and staged surgical procedures are given free-of-charge at clinics hosted in the months of April and October annually.

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" Smiles of Cabo San Lucas " Free Surgery for Facial Cleft Children

  1. 1. All is possible through Partnerships!
  2. 2. “Providing Excellence in Education and Charitable Surgical Care” Mission Statement since 1987
  3. 3. We work providing Charitable Surgical Care, Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities Organize Sustainable Medical Missions Medical Equipment And Supplies Self-Esteem Education For Children Accredited Continuing Education Symposia Water for Life and Health
  4. 4. Where we have served…  Cd.Juarez, Mexico  PichuCalco,Mexico  Ensenada, Mexico  Tecate, Mexico  Mori, India  David, Panama  San Jose, Costa Rica  Dnepropetrosk, Ukraine  Dneprodherzinsk,Ukraine  Cocody, Ivory Coast, Africa  Alepe, Ivory Coast, Africa  Santa Avelina, Solala,Guatemala  Iowa, USA  San Diego, USA Currently working in… •Tecate, BajaNorte, Mexico •Mori, India •San Jose, Costa Rica Cabo San Lucas, BajaSur, Mx
  5. 5.  Pacific Clinical Research Foundation  Carlsbad Rotary Club/High Noon Rotary  Tecate Rotary Club  Mission Bay Rotary  Rotary Rohrmoser, Costa Rica  Bricktown Rotary, Oklahoma  Rotary Club Los Cabos, Baja Sur, Mexico  DIF Desarrollo Intergral de Familia, MX  US Naval Medicine  Flying Samaritans  Variety Children’s Lifeline  Smile Train  Pierre Fauchard Foundation  Private Contributions. We work with great Partners Mission Bay Rotary
  6. 6. It is all about team effort!
  7. 7. Sonrisas de Los Cabos Review & Update 2013
  8. 8. Our Rotary Friends! First Carne Asada
  9. 9. 1st Equipment Grant is Transferred
  10. 10. Patients are gathered from Baja Sur by DIF and Rotary Clubs, Screening for Surgery done on Monday
  11. 11. Children are Screened : Surgical Cases Selected
  12. 12. The Free Surgery Is Planned and Anesthesia/Medical Clearance Obtained for Surgical Scheduling
  13. 13. Dental Exams and Treatments are Provided Free of Charge
  14. 14. Lectures for Self-Esteem
  15. 15. And the first “poster- child” Alexis, is scheduled for surgery…
  16. 16. The Father declines his own Surgery So emphasis can be given to his child. Off for the Operation!
  17. 17. Ready to go!
  18. 18. Father “agrees” to perhaps try surgery next time! Mother Happy After Child’s Surgery Family together while Alexis awakens
  19. 19. And the first “poster- child” surgery a success! Pre-Surgery April 2012 Post Surgery October 2012 Alexis with Rotary President Oscar Oct 2012
  20. 20. Little Axel also a great success.
  21. 21. No words needed! Happy Parents Parent’s “FIRST LOOK”
  22. 22. Healthy Babies/Happy Families
  23. 23. This Trip: Mother and Child!
  24. 24. Many Thanks are given for the 2nd Equipment Donation: New Advanced Automatic Sterilizer October 2012 Now, Many More Cases can be Done With Shorter Time Between Cases.
  25. 25. A Huge Appreciation from us goes to the Hospital Especialidades And let us not forget our Hotel Host: The Solmar Foundation… Thank YOU!
  26. 26. We thank the Surg./Nursing/Anesth. team!
  27. 27. SO Many Volunteers!
  28. 28. Thank you to our volunteers in Rotary! And many, many more.
  29. 29. Early Hours Sharing Rotary Experiences
  30. 30. FINAL HOURS LAST NIGHT THIS CLUB WORKS HARD !
  31. 31. Finally, Thank You Ed Scarpelli, for attending Rotary while visiting Cabo San Lucas!
  32. 32. Why not be part of this service?
  33. 33. Model Host Team: Club Rotario de Cabo San Lucas GRACIAS!

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