Our Partner Organisations - Interplast

Our Partner Organisations

Interplast is proud to partner with organisations that share our mission to enhance people’s health and wellbeing by enabling access to life changing reconstructive surgery and related medical services.  Our belief is that collaboration with our partners is key to building sustainable health systems across the Asia Pacific.  The sharing of skill and expertise along with their championing of our work ensures that together we are repairing bodies and rebuilding lives.  We would like to thank our partners for their support:

Australian Foundation for Plastic Surgery

The Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that supports quality health outcomes for everyone involved with Plastic Surgery.

 

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

DFAT is the Federal Government department that manages the Australian Government’s aid budget.

 

Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons

ASPS is the peak body for Specialist Plastic Surgeons (both reconstructive and cosmetic). Their main role is to protect the integrity of plastic surgery as a speciality and provide the highest quality case to all Australians.

 

Australian and New Zealand Burns Association

ANZBA is a not-for-profit organisation and the peak body for health professionals responsible for the care of the burn injured in Australia and New Zealand.

 

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

ANZCA is the professional organisation for specialist anaesthetists (Fellows) and anaesthetists in training.

 

Australian Society of Anaesthetists

Australian Society of Anaesthetists is a not-for-profit member-funded organisation dedicated to supporting and connecting Australian anaesthetists.

 

Children First Foundation

Children First is a Melbourne based not-for-profit charity. Their mission is to transform the lives of children by giving hope, exceptional care and pathways to a brighter future. They do this by bringing children from developing countries to Australia for surgery that is not available in their country of birth, and by supporting disabled or chronically ill children in Australia.

 

New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists

NZSA represents and supports the best interests of the community of medically registered anaesthetists in New Zealand and promotes the safety of their patients.

 

Rotary Clubs and Districts (hyperlink to Rotary Page)

Integrally involved in the establishment of Interplast in 1983 in partnership with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Interplast is supported by Rotarians in clubs and districts throughout Australia and New Zealand. Since 1983, Rotarians have raised significant funds to support Interplast in repairing bodies and rebuilding lives. More than 70 Rotarians have accompanied teams as observers and have returned to act as ambassadors for Interplast by spreading our message.

 

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The leading advocate for surgical standards, professionalism and surgical education in Australia & New Zealand, RACS is a non-profit organisation that trains surgeons and maintains surgical standards in Australia and New Zealand. RACS was a key partner in the establishment of Interplast and continues to provide office space for the organisation.

 

ROMAC

Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children (ROMAC) aims to provide specialist treatment for children from developing countries in the form of life-saving and/or dignity restoring surgery not accessible to them in their home country.

 

Australian Hand Surgery Society

The Australian Hand Surgery Society provides for fellowship, personal development and the academic and scientific interests of specialist hand surgeons in Australia.

 

Lifebox Australia & New Zealand

Lifebox is a joint, regional project developed to ensure access to life-saving monitoring during surgery through the purchasing and distribution of pulse oximeters for hospitals across the Asia Pacific region.

 

Overseas Specialist Surgical Association of Australia (OSSAA)

An NGO based in Adelaide, OSSSAA provides major surgery for people based in Timor Leste and Eastern Indonesia who suffer from burns, cleft palates, congenital defects, leprosy, disease and trauma. They do this in conjunction with capacity building for local medical professionals.

 

New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons

The New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons is a non-profit, professional association devoted to the maintenance of excellent ethical and professional standards within the field of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. NZAPS represents most of New Zealand’s plastic surgeons and provides a strong voice for plastic surgeons in discussions with the Government, the Ministry of Health and other bodies.

 

Rotary New Zealand World Service Limited

Rotary New Zealand World Community Service was established to facilitate the international aid and development work undertaken by New Zealand Rotarians and their partners. They assist in the selection, scoping, management and funding of international projects and encourage New Zealanders to participate in project activities, to donate or volunteer.

 

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