Hand reconstruction! This young boy had a deformed hand that severely impacted his quality of life, and he was referred by Grace Baby Haven to us for surgical assistance. Dr Adam Schoeman a well-known Orthopaedic surgeon at the Nelspruit Mediclinic performed his surgery at Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital in Nelspruit and was ...
October 12, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
Surgery at last! This brave young man has been suffering severely from his tonsils, ears and adenoids for an extended period of time. Dr Rudolph, a well-known ENT Specialist at Mediclinic performed a tonsillectomy adenoidectomy and a myringotomy on him at Busamed Lowveld Private Hospital in Nelspruit. His quality of life will improve ...
October 5, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
Cleft palate surgery!! This beautiful 18 month old little girl residing in Johannesburg, was born with a Sub mucous cleft palate extending into the front of the palate and a split Uvula (Hole in the roof of the mouth and with a split uvula) The ideal age for this type surgery is ...
September 20, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
Successful Medical Outreach! It was so hot, that our digital ear & forehead thermometers displayed error codes and we had to revert to more traditional thermometers to take patients temperatures with. On Saturday the 16th September we held a medical and dental outreach at the new ASM clinic in Msholozi. Despite the ...
September 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
Another child received surgery!! This 4 year old boy had severely enlarged Adenoids, resulting in an array of health problems, including middle ear infections, sinusitis and difficulty with breathing, especially at night. This boy was referred to us all the way from Ermelo for assistance, and after seeing Dr Smook, a ENT ...
September 4, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
Life altering surgery! This little 2 year old boy was born with a severe clubfoot, and received surgical treatment to his foot at Busamed Private Hospital in Nelspruit Non-surgical methods such as the Ponseti method alone was not enough to correct his foot and Dr Adam Schoeman a well-known Orthopaedic surgeon at ...
August 30, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
Eye Care!!! We received a request for assistance for specialist eye care of 5 children with various disabilities. We took all of them to Dr Eksteen a very well-known Ophthalmologist at Mediclinic Nelspruit for a thorough examination and treatment. These kiddies needs special attention and we thank Dr Eksteen and Dewald Bosch for ...
August 22, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
And he got help…. During a recent medical outreach we were approached and asked for medical assistance by a 80 year old man . Although we are a Pediatric organization, it was impossible for us to say no to his request for help, after seeing the state of his legs. We asked Dr ...
August 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
We hit the ground running after successfully completing our 2500km tractor ride, as we took many children to see Doctors and specialists and with two children receiving surgery. There are also a number of large surgeries that needs to be performed. Examples of some of our pending surgeries: a little boy from ...
August 16, 2023Joyce Crompvoets
Mandela day. We joined forces with the folks from Stewarts & Lloyds Nelspruit to hand out baby blankets and baby food to babies and toddlers in our local community as part of our Mandela day celebrations. We expect cold weather again this week, so what is better than a nice warm baby ...
July 18, 2023Joyce Crompvoets