ReSurge International (formerly Interplast) provides reconstructive surgical care for poor children and adults who lack access and builds surgical capacity in developing countries. We restore the dreams of those with deformities and injuries, and impact the world by renewing the health of thousands of children and adults each year so they can go to school, provide for their families and contribute to society.
Huynh was born in a small Vietnam village with congenital hairy nevus, a type of large mole with coarse hair. Abandoned by her father and teased by other children, Huynh now has the chance to escape stigma and risk of skin cancer through the work of our volunteers. ... > more
Joseph and Adriana, a brother-sister duo from El Alto, Bolivia, were both born with syndactyly, a condition in which their fingers were fused together on both hands. Playing with other children or having hopes of leading a productive life seemed impossible until a ReSurge surgical team restored mobility to their hands. ... > more