SOUTHERN Health's chief neurosurgeon Andrew Danks, winner of a Rotary Club award, with 4-year-old Failyne from Vanuatu.
Professor Danks operated to remove a brain cyst that was causing intense pressure in Failyne's skull. The surgery saved her life.
For his pro bono work, Professor Danks has been awarded the Rotary Club's highest individual medal, the Paul Harris Fellow. Failyne is soon to return home.