Kolkata Mission Gifts 57 Smiles - Mission Smile

Our 98th Mission in India was organized from 23-27 Sept’18 at Kolkata Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre, in Flemming Hospital, Topsia, Kolkata in partnership with Muthoot Pappachan Foundation. This was also our 22nd medical mission organized in partnership with Muthoot Pappachan Group and 14th Mission in Kolkata.

Total 40 medical & non-medical volunteers from Russia, China, Germany, United Kingdom and from across India comprising of – plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, anesthesiologists, paediatricians, speech therapists, child life care specialists and nurses participated in the mission.

In this Mission, total 130 children and young adults were screened and 57 of them received free cleft surgeries in three operating days. We received 54 (96%) post-op turn-ups during one-week follow up.

We thank and congratulate everyone involved in Kolkata Mission for the successful outcome! With every mission, we’re inching closer to our objective of making India cleft-free.

Your involvement (as our volunteer) in future missions and contribution (donation) to fulfilling our objective will be much appreciated.  Learn more by visiting Mission Smile website.

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