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Smile Train is the world’s largest cleft charity. Our sustainable model provides training, funding, and resources to empower local medical professionals to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities.

Smile Train is dedicated to generating awareness of the issues faced by children living with untreated clefts around the world. To read more about how Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time, feel free to browse through some of our press coverage below.

Smile Train News


Smile Train News

Miss Universe 2018, Catriona Gray, joined Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst, and Miss Teen USA 2019,...

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The following was written by Dr. Catherine Crowley, Professor of Practice​ and Director of the...

The annual Rotarian International Convention brings 25,000+ globally conscious and charitable...

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Smile Train In The News


Smile Train In The News

Programs
Women You Should Know
Nkeiruka Obi, Banker Turned Champion Of Children With Clefts...

Nkeiruka Obi shares her story about leaving the...

Corporate Communications
UC Santa Cruz
Smile Train partners with UC Santa Cruz researchers on speec...

Smile Train partners with UC Santa Cruz on speech...

Programs
Global Citizen
Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child...

Nkeiruka Obi left her high-powered job as a...

Programs
The Diplomat
The World of Rohingya Refugees

A view of Rohingya life — and crucial medical...

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Latest Press Releases


Latest Press Releases

Today, Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft organisation, announced their partnership with the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) to launch the Smile Train-WACS Cleft Surgical Certification. The Certification will grant 6 surgeons per year over the next five years the opportunity to specialise in cleft care across West Africa. 

Oral health non-profits FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and Smile Train are joining forces with support from GSK Consumer Healthcare to launch a two-year project to improve oral health guidance and on-going cleft care for children with clefts.

Smile Train India announced a new partnership with Ashraya Hastha Trust, a charitable organisation funded by Infosys Co-Founder K. Dinesh and his family.