Health Fairs & Medical Missions

HEWRAG CHAMPION

Jane Little
Joining Rotary International in 2001, Jane served as District Governor of Rotary District 5010 in 2010-11. Rotary District 5010 included all of Alaska, the Yukon in Canada, and all the territory in Russia east of the Ural Mountains. District 5010 was about the size of South America and was the largest geographical district in Rotary International which included 11 time zones. During her term, she was instrumental in in establishing that portion of Russia as a new Rotary District. In 2006, Jane formed the Rotary Club of Homer Downtown and served as Charter President. She attended a Rotary National Polio Immunization Day in India in 2007 and one in Ethiopia in 2011. She has participated in Rotary World Health Fairs in Mexico and Russia, as well as Rotary Medical/ Dental Missions in Myanmar and was the Project Leader for the Medical/Dental Mission in China in 2017. Jane is committed to peace in the world and has been involved in several peace projects in Rotary. She was Co-Chair of the Health Education and Wellness Rotary Action Group from 2014-2020 

A typical Summary of a medical mission
2016-17 Myanmar Rakhine Mission
Date Dec 28, 2016 to Jan 2, 2017

Site
Zin Chaung High School [1 ½ hour drive from Kyauk Phyu] Kyauk Phyu Town Hall & Kyauk Phyu General Hospital.
Participants
36 people from Yangon & abroad
2 Medical Students from UK & Australia
5 Young energetic doctors from Yangon
4 Volunteer doctors from Kyauk Phyu General Hospital
5 Specialists from US & Yangon
1 Clinical Psychologist from Hawaii
3 Ophthalmologists from Yangon & Kyauk Phyu
5 dentists from US
The rest were paramedical / support group from Yangon Local Kyauk Phyu volunteer organizations, Nursing staffs, School teachers Red Cross, Kyauk Phyu Youth club, Civil Societies
Number & Type of patients seen & treated
Dec 28 Dec 29 Dec 30 Dec 31 
Medicine 617, 826. 1,073. 1,205. Total 3,721
Eye 178, 319, 349. 381. Total 1,227
Dental 50 81 142 82 355, Total 5,303
Dec 28
Depart Yangon at 6:30 am with Myanmar National Airlines Welcomed by Members of Parliament, senior government officials and local people at Kyauk Phyu airport
Assigned rooms at Kyauk Phyu Hotel & had a brunch, Drove to Zin Chaung late morning,
Set up Clinic at Zin Chaung High School after lunch Arrived back to Kyauk Phyu at 7:00 pm Dec 29
Hit the road to Zin Chaung after breakfast Treat patients till 5 pm & return to Kyauk Phyu Set up clinic at Kyauk Phyu Town Hall [opposite to the hospital] & Kyauk Phyu General Hospital
Dec 30 After breakfast, examined patients till 5:00 pm
Dec 31
Again, after breakfast see patients till 5:00 pm and packed up the medications Donated large amount of medications to Kyauk Phyu Hospital.
Seafood dinner [New Year’s Eve celebration] at seaside guest house hosted by U Khin Maung Cho & local people. Sang, danced & played games.
Jan 1
Visited Kyauk Phyu oil pipeline, the famous pagoda, beaches & enjoyed coconut juice
Jan 2
Returned to Yangon