Save 2 lives with one operation

$51,651 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 128 people in 46 months
#Save2lives_1op  ...Save two lives with one operation: Caesarean Sections save the life of mother and baby when vaginal birth is not possible. On the Thailand-Myanmar border, the average cost of caesarean section at referral hospitals is 30,000 Thai Baht for a woman and her baby ($1,000 AUD,  $950 USD, £700 GBP), devastating cost for migrant families. Dr Rose (MB BS Sydney University) is relaunching #Save2lives_1op in collaboration with The Borderland Foundation (reg. charity 09930 0039 0 56 3). Funds will save the lives of women and infants by providing caesarean sections and effective family planning!
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What a beautiful philanthropic gift from resettled refugees. Victoria, thank you for accepting our friends. Their donations are saving lives. Thank you Geelong, Werribee, Bandagoo, Ringwood (and one Canberra ring-in!). Take care, Rose
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July 2018.....It was a very warm Melbourne welcome from ex SMRU staff who have been part of the UNHCR resettlement program. Thanks to Australian Government support and their own drive it was 'out of this world' to see our friends doing so well in a new country. Not only doing well but giving back - see thier amazing donation at @save2live_1op @safemotherhood @safebirth https://ako.org.au/ @SMRU keep up the good work!
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Dear Donors, Support save2lives_1operation - it is the real deal! Rose picked up the 2018 University of Sydney Alumni Awards for Service to Humanity very much on the behalf of the amazing work of the midwives, medics, nurses and all the staff at www.shoklo-unit.com and The Border Health Foundation. Award details at https://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2018/04/24/awards-to-honour-alumni-who-have-shaped-our-world.html
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Thank you donors...I think you already know that the SDGs (sustainable development goals) stress no one should be left behind. Catastrophic health costs such as those from C.sections impoverish the impoverished. Imagine one quarter of your annual salary gone to save your wife and baby.
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Rose McGready
23 months ago
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Happy New Year and a very big thank you to our donors from 2016. At SMRU helping mums have safe delivery (referring 5-6% for c.section) is complemented by counseling and providing women with effective family planning. One of the greatest concerns of doctors working on the border for Myanmar women is that one c.section puts the woman at risk for the her next delivery. In Thailand the option of a second c.section is routine but a Myanmar woman may not be able to access or afford hospital services. Your support brings a clear benefit to women and babies who really need this life saving operation.

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Mellie Gilder Tyrosvoutis
26 months ago
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Thanks so much for your support! The additional donations of the past week are so encouraging - will more than cover 4 uncomplicated emergency cesarean sections or care for one complicated patient.

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Sara Canavati
46 months ago
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If you care about ending malaria, if you care about truly real and genuine people whose spirit and work are impacting the world in beautiful ways, please consider supporting Dr Rose's campaign. I can say without hesitation that she will make sure every dollar donated is used in the best way possible. I've been a fan of her unsung work for years and can't imagine a better person to support.

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Mellie Gilder Tyrosvoutis
20 months ago
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Dear Dr Wenn Chyau and all our donors, Thanks so much for your help! Wenn-Chyau, it means so much to us when people who have collaborated with us in research also join with us to provide the humanitarian care! You know the challenges we face and the strength and resilience of the people we work with!

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Rose
10 days ago

Amazing.....Bandagoo (Naw Pah Doh), Weeribee (Naw Ma Soe, Naw Rose Moo, Naw Pel Say, Naw Evelyn), Ringwood (Saw Lu Min, Wah Wah Sister), Geelong (Annie & Slight, Naw Hei Oh Moo, Naw Paw Nwee), Canberra (Marria); this is FANTASTIC, much needed, can be used straight away - MOTHERS and BABIES who need specialized hospital care - I wish you knew what great hearts have donated this to help. Thank you so much, Rose

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Rose McGready
21 months ago

#safebirth is not just safe delivery but helping women to understand family planning choices. What family planning choices would you make in a refugee camp? From 1993 to 1996 one in five infants died before their first birthday (PMID:14584386). Here is a story over 20 years of the choices available and the choices women made in Maela Refugee camp on the Thailand-Myanmar border (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172007). It is also a story of collaboration and trust with Thai, expatriate and Myanmar colleagues at #PPAT, #SMRU and the women in the camp. Don't give up on us - your donations are very important to women on the Thailand-Myanmar border.

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$51,651 of $100,000 goal

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Created February 9, 2015
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$200
S Light
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
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Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Geelong Victoria Australia

WS
$50
Wah Wah Sister!
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
1

Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from RingwoodVictoria Australia

SM
$50
Saw Lu Min
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
1

Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Ringwood Victoria Australia

NA
$500
Naw Annie
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
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Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Geelong Victoria Australia

NM
$100
Naw Marria
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
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Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Werribee Victoria Australia

ND
$100
Naw Pah Doe
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
1

Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Werribee Victoria Australia

NE
$100
Naw Evelyn
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
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Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Werribee Victoria Australia

NS
$50
Naw Ma Soe
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
1

Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Werribee Victoria Australia

NM
$50
Naw Rose Moo
10 days ago (Offline Donation)
1
1

Thinking of MOTHERS and BABIES Thailand-Myanmar Border 2018 from Werribee Victoria Australia

Rose McGready
23 months ago
2
2

Happy New Year and a very big thank you to our donors from 2016. At SMRU helping mums have safe delivery (referring 5-6% for c.section) is complemented by counseling and providing women with effective family planning. One of the greatest concerns of doctors working on the border for Myanmar women is that one c.section puts the woman at risk for the her next delivery. In Thailand the option of a second c.section is routine but a Myanmar woman may not be able to access or afford hospital services. Your support brings a clear benefit to women and babies who really need this life saving operation.

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Mellie Gilder Tyrosvoutis
26 months ago
2
2

Thanks so much for your support! The additional donations of the past week are so encouraging - will more than cover 4 uncomplicated emergency cesarean sections or care for one complicated patient.

+ Read More
Sara Canavati
46 months ago
2
2

If you care about ending malaria, if you care about truly real and genuine people whose spirit and work are impacting the world in beautiful ways, please consider supporting Dr Rose's campaign. I can say without hesitation that she will make sure every dollar donated is used in the best way possible. I've been a fan of her unsung work for years and can't imagine a better person to support.

+ Read More
Mellie Gilder Tyrosvoutis
20 months ago
1
1

Dear Dr Wenn Chyau and all our donors, Thanks so much for your help! Wenn-Chyau, it means so much to us when people who have collaborated with us in research also join with us to provide the humanitarian care! You know the challenges we face and the strength and resilience of the people we work with!

+ Read More
Rose
10 days ago

Amazing.....Bandagoo (Naw Pah Doh), Weeribee (Naw Ma Soe, Naw Rose Moo, Naw Pel Say, Naw Evelyn), Ringwood (Saw Lu Min, Wah Wah Sister), Geelong (Annie & Slight, Naw Hei Oh Moo, Naw Paw Nwee), Canberra (Marria); this is FANTASTIC, much needed, can be used straight away - MOTHERS and BABIES who need specialized hospital care - I wish you knew what great hearts have donated this to help. Thank you so much, Rose

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Rose McGready
21 months ago

#safebirth is not just safe delivery but helping women to understand family planning choices. What family planning choices would you make in a refugee camp? From 1993 to 1996 one in five infants died before their first birthday (PMID:14584386). Here is a story over 20 years of the choices available and the choices women made in Maela Refugee camp on the Thailand-Myanmar border (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172007). It is also a story of collaboration and trust with Thai, expatriate and Myanmar colleagues at #PPAT, #SMRU and the women in the camp. Don't give up on us - your donations are very important to women on the Thailand-Myanmar border.

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