61 surgeries: 54 Patients, 24 cleft lip, 25 cleft palate, 6 combinations; 11 children were sponsored to attend school; 3 elementary school visits and more than 1,000 children were provided with dental education. Read more in our 2017 Annual Report.
We successfully completed our first Medical Mission in Colombia! We partnered withDrawing Alegria, an initiative that gives back to communities in need by funding and organizing surgical medical missions to treat cleft lip and palate. READ MORE HERE.
Jan. 28-Feb. 2, Lucena Philippines 73 patients: 33 lips, 34 palates, 4 combo lip/palates, 8 hand/burns. 2 operating rooms in use, with 5 operating tables; Oldest patient was 17 years old, youngest was 5 months old; 2 elementary school visits and nearly 1,000 children were provided with dental education. Read More HERE