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Our Sponsors

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. 

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

Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

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Austral Fisheries

For their substantial donations made to COMMSSA since 2012. They continue to support us by paying the annual membership fee to COMMSSA for all their employees - a sum close to AUD 1000. In 2017, 2018 and 2019, they also provided free transport in Mauritius for the COMMSSA team and Nurses involved in the Stoma Care and Wound Care Educational Programs. 

Mrs Elizabeth English AM &

Ms Sharon Boxall

Mrs Elizabeth English AM, Past President of the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists, Stoma Consultant, Adelaide South Australia, and Ms Sharon Boxall, RN, Toodyay, Western Australia. They have generously given their expertise as Nurse Educators to run workshops in Mauritius in 2017, 2018, including Rodrigues in 2019, to address the pressing need identified by COMMSSA for the training of Stoma and Wound Care Nurses in Mauritius. 

St. John of God, Subiaco Hospital

We are deeply grateful to St. John of God, Subiaco Hospital, where nearly half of the cases, 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 2011; they have attended to her on many occasions and provided her with an aesthetically perfect eye prosthesis.

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 Geof Parry, of "7 .... News"

Our Quiz Master extraordinaire for some 25 years

Boffins Books

Grateful thanks to Bill Liddelow and Luigi Pontarolo for their generous donations of valuable books as prizes for COMMSSA's Annual Quiz Night over many years. 

The Australian High Commission in Mauritius

Over the years COMMSSA has enjoyed the ongoing support of the Australian High Commissioners to the Republic of Mauritius. Mrs Susan Coles, Mrs Jenny Dee, and their successors in the post of High Commissioner deserve our deep gratitude.

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)

 

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