A bright future assured for Roselyn

Complex heart surgery was performed by Dr Ian Nicholson at Sydney Adventist Hospital last November.

Operation transforms Christine’s life

From a very sick baby to a healthy child – what a difference ROMAC makes!

Andrea Romac’s 400th patient

Andrea was the 400th patients to be treated by Romac in Australia or NZ

Complex heart surgery for Junitalia


Two-year-old Junitalia from Timor-Leste was a very sick little girl. She was diagnosed with a Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) which meant her little heart had multiple problems and required urgent open heart surgery. Junitalia was referred to ROMAC for assistance. Continued

Miraculous surgical treatment saves Teretoriano


Teretoriano was referred to ROMAC by the Biro Pite Clinic in Timor-Leste. He had been diagnosed with a Wilm’s tumour of the kidney. As his mother had suffered TB, Teretoriano’s grandmother Claudina had to accompanied him. He arrived very ill and had to have immediate surgery Continued

Adelaide responds to urgent surgery call


Isac, an extremely ill 14y.o. boy from Timor-Leste was referred to ROMAC with a suspected benign brain lesion. He had lost all sight in his left-eye and had only partial sight in the right-eye. Continued

No more hiding Zoe’s face under a blanket

Beautiful baby Zoe 2 weeks after her operation

Baby Zoe had an encephalocoele (protruding brain tissue) which covered most of her face and restricted her sight. Her young mother covered Zoe face with a blanket so no one could see her. Continued

Kachico can smile again

A very happy Kachico recovering after his operation

At 3 years Kachico had an accident which resulted in a long nail entering his head. The nail was removed but metal fragments had been left behind. This caused infections and the formation of a large lesion which continued to weep. Kachico was also suffering from headaches and fits. Continued

ROMAC Australia Mission Statement
ROMAC provides surgical treatment for children in Australia and New Zealand from developing countries from our Pacific Region in the form of Life Giving and/or dignity restoring surgery not accessible to them in their home country.

100¢ in every $1
goes directly to giving life to a child

ROMAC is totally voluntary

There are no paid staff and the small administration expenses incurred are paid from another income stream.

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Since 1988,
450+ children have been given life

ROMAC has assisted, through other means, over 1,000 children since inception

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