Bhutan Trips & News

February 2020 Bhutan News

Suzanne Caragianis and Dr Tim Proudman have worked with the Royal Government of Bhutan, Ministry of Health to negotiate the training of Bhutan’s first Plastic surgeon, Dr Sonam Jamtsho.

October 2019 Bhutan Trip

Suzanne just returned from another very successful trip to Bhutan with Interplast Australia and New Zealand in October 2019.

April 2019 Bhutan Trip

This year’s joint trip with 'Helping Hands in Bhutan' (our in-house charity program), has now been visiting Bhutan for 10 years!

2018 Bhutan Trip

We had another very fruitful trip to Bhutan in April/May with a focus on continuing education.

2017 Bhutan Trip

Another fantastic fulfilling trip to Bhutan. The Ministry of Health and Royal Government of Bhutan have signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Interplast Australia and New Zealand ensuring our ongoing collaboration over the next 3 years.

2016 Bhutan Trip Two

In November 2016, we saw over 100 patients in our hand therapy clinic in Thimphu, the Capital. The conditions seen were complex and diverse.

2016 Bhutan Trip

This year’s 2016 joint trip with Interplast Australia and New Zealand was both hard work, rewarding and fun!

2015 Bhutan Trip

For the 2015 Bhutan visit, Suzanne was was assisted by an extended team from Interplast Australia and New Zealand.

2014 Bhutan Trip

In January 2014 Suzanne lead a large team of volunteers to Bhutan for a combined intensive program of hand surgery, therapy and education courses.

2013 Bhutan Trip

Suzanne Caragianis, Dr Philip Griffin, Dr Michael Hayes and Megan Fitzgerald visited Bhutan for two weeks of intensive hand surgery and hand therapy.

2012 Bhutan Trip

Suzanne Caragianis and Vanessa Holohan went to Bhutan this year after enormous preparation and renewed enthusiasm.

2010 Bhutan Trip

Suzanne Caragianis has developed a strong desire over the past 10 years to undertake medical missionary work overseas.

"We’ve helped set up hand care clinics in Bhutan, provided specialist equipment and trained local staff."