Operation Smile

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Through our expertise in treating cleft lip and cleft palate, we create solutions that deliver safe surgery to people where it’s needed most.




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Rwanda faces dire challenges when it comes to the number and skill of its health care professionals: Only two reconstructive plastic surgeons and 18 anesthesiologists serve the country of nearly 12 million people. And the need extends far beyond cleft conditions. In Rwanda, much of the surgical demand results from trauma and burn wounds. The…