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We are grateful to the many Sponsors and Supporters who have helped us over the years

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Austral Fisheries

Our main sponsor, have donated AUD 20,000 to COMMSSA every year since 2012. For a period of ten days in 2018 and 2019, they also provided transport in Mauritius for the Nurses and COMMSSA team involved with the Stoma and Wound Care Educational Programs. 

Mrs Elizabeth English AM &

Ms Sharon Boxall

Mrs Elizabeth English AM, Past President and Life Member World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET), Stoma Consultant and Educator, Adelaide South Australia, and Ms Sharon Boxall, RN, Toodyay, Western Australia, who have conducted Nurse Education Programs in Mauritius and Rodrigues in 2018 and 2019. They have generously given their time and expertise as Nurse Educators and have made it possible for COMMSSA to try and improve the level of stoma and wound care in Mauritius.

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St. John of God, Subiaco Hospital

Where nearly half of the Mauritian children sponsored by COMMSSA for treatment in Perth, have been cared for at substantially discounted cost. 

We are grateful to the many Sponsors and Supporters who have helped us over the years

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Austral Fisheries

Our main sponsor, have donated AUD 20,000 to COMMSSA every year since 2012. For a period of ten days in 2018 and 2019, they also provided transport in Mauritius for the Nurses and COMMSSA team involved with the Stoma and Wound Care Educational Programs. 

Mrs Elizabeth English AM &

Ms Sharon Boxall

Mrs Elizabeth English AM, Past President and Life Member World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET), Stoma Consultant and Educator, Adelaide South Australia, and Ms Sharon Boxall, RN, Toodyay, Western Australia,  have conducted Nurse Education Programs in Mauritius and Rodrigues in 2018 and 2019. They have generously given their time and expertise as Nurse Educators and have made it possible for COMMSSA to try and improve nursing skills in the areas of stoma and wound care in Mauritius.

St. John of God, Subiaco Hospital

We are deeply grateful to St. John of God, Subiaco Hospital, where nearly half of the children, brought to Perth by COMMSSA,  have been treated  at substantially discounted cost. 

Princess Margaret Hospital

PMH, now the Perth Children’s Hospital, was, for about 20 years, the main treatment centre for COMMSSA’s  children sent from Mauritius for treatment in Perth.

SKG Radiology, Perth

Have provided imaging services either at no cost or at a very substantial discount for many years.

Artificial Eye Services

Jenny and Paul Geelen have generously given their time and expertise to a young girl from Rodrigues since she lost an eye in 2011; they have attended to her on many occasions and provided her with an aesthetically perfect eye prosthesis.

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Sharon Cannell and her team for their expert occupational therapy care to some children after orthopaedic surgery.

Air Mauritius & Green Island Travel & Tours

Have donated Air Travel tickets and gift vouchers for many of our Raffles over the years.

Kailis Bros

On many occasions Kailis Bros have, supplied COMMSSA with seafood for various functions. Grateful thanks to Theo Kailis and his team in Leederville

Osborne Park Ezi Storage

Grateful thanks to Mr Warren Coli for providing  storage facilities for a minimal fee.

The Lions Club of Girrawheen

For their regular donations.

The Bayswater Pétanque Club

For allowing COMMSSA to use their clubhouse free of charge on various occasions

Mr Geoff Parry, of "7 .... News"

Our Quiz Master extraordinaire for some 20 years

The Australian High Commission in Mauritius

Over the years COMMSSA has enjoyed the support of the Australian High Commissioners to the Republic of Mauritius. Mrs Susan Coles and Mrs Jenny Dee, the last two High Commissioners, deserve a special mention and our deep gratitude.

Dr Kate O'shaughnessy, Mrs Jenny Dee's successor, has pledged her support at a meeting with the President and Medical Directors of COMMSSA before taking up her post in Port Louis in 2020.

Mr Ian Whitaker

The Honorary Consul for the Republic of Mauritius in Perth, has been a staunch supporter of CO​MMSSA over many years.

Medical Professionals

It is impossible to thank all the Medical professionals who have treated children from Mauritius in Perth, often with outstanding generosity; we would like to acknowledge a few:

Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr. Michael Holt

Ophthalmologists: Dr Richard Gardner, Professor Mei-Ling Tay-Kearney, Professor William Morgan, A/Professor Steve Wiffen, Dr Jean-Louis deSousa, Dr Alexandra Taylor, Dr Dermot Roden (dec).

 

Cardiac Surgeon: Mr Trevor Nicholls 

Cardiologists: Dr Jim Ramsay, Dr Andrew Bullock

and Dr Luigi D’Orsogna,

Paediatric surgeons: Mr Ian Gollow, and Mr Philip King (dec.) 

Rheumatologist: Dr Prue Manners,

Endocrinologist: Dr Tim Jones,

Geneticist: Dr John Nelson,

Gynaecologists: Dr Tamara Hunter, Dr Tony Murphy.

The many Paediatricians at PCH (Perth Children’s Hospital - formerly PMH)