Patient stories

Our Global Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Our teams around the world are refocusing their efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in their communities while remaining committed to our patients.

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A new life for Moses

Born with a cleft lip and palate Moses had to be turned down for sugery with Operation Smile twice because of low weight and fragile health, but his mum Aba never gave up hope of treatment.

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Britany’s Care Centre Connection

Britany had already had unsuccessful surgery to repair her cleft lip when her mother was informed about Operation Smile. Now she has received corrective surgery and is a happy 10-year-old who dreams of becoming a police officer.

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It’s never too late for a new smile

Qi Xiu never knew that a surgery to repair her cleft was available so she endured the teasing for 66 years. When she learnt about Operation Smile she was able to fulfil her dream: to walk her grandchild to school without being bullied.

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Meet Our Patients: Oujda, Morocco

During our March mission that was led entirely by women in Oujda, Morocco, nearly 130 patients received life-changing care. Here are their stories.

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