Vadodara Mission Gifts 49 Smiles In 3 Days! - Mission Smile

Our first mission of 2019, organised at ISHA Hospital in Vadodara during 19th -25th January, in partnership with Muthoot Pappachan Foundation, turned out to be a big success and gave us the perfect start to 2019 – activity-filled months ahead.

The Vadodara mission was our 3rd mission at our partner hospital – ISHA Hospital.


The mission team had screened 74 cleft patients and conducted 49 cleft surgeries of those patients who were deemed fit for surgery by the medical team during the screening process.

We’re delighted to register 91% turn-ups (45 patients out of 49 operated) on the day of one-week follow-up.

Total 40 medical and non-medical volunteers from across the nation participated in Vadodara Mission along with ISHA Hospital team, medical students from Manubhai Dental College and volunteers from Muthoot Fincorp Group.

The inauguration ceremony on 20th January was graced by the presence of Honourable Mayor of Vadodara, Dr. Jigishaben Sheth, along with Dr. Ajay Valia, Dr. Divyesh Shukla, Dr. Shilpi Shukla, Dr. Mayur Bhagat (Directors of ISHA Hospital), Dr. Sangram Patro (Maxillo Facial Surgeon and FMD for the Mission), and Dr. Prasanthkumar Nellickal-CSR head of Muthoot Pappachan Foundation.

We sincerely thank all our partners, well-wishers, contributors, volunteers, and above all the hospital authority for their outright support throughout this mission.

Every mission motivates us to start afresh towards achieving our objective of making India ‘Cleft Free’.

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