Smile Train Joins Kenyan and Philippines Ministries of Health and Global Surgery Stakeholders at WHA Side Event to Accelerate Progress Towards Surgical Equity in UHC
On May 23rd, the Kenyan and Philippines Ministries of Health, in partnership with Smile Train, KidsOR, the Henry Family Advised Fund, COSECSA, the G4 Alliance, and West African College of Surgeons, hosted a WHA side event to galvanise action towards the integration of surgical care as a necessary component of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
Through support from the Australian Embassy, Smile Train China has received direct aid program funding to help provide cleft treatment for 144 patients in need in China– ensuring every one of these beneficiaries has the best opportunity for long-term success.
The World’s Largest Cleft Charity Hosts Star-Studded 20th Anniversary Gala, with Alexa Ray Joel, Kelly Rutherford, Dikembe Mutombo, Rev Run, Kenyan Drake, Real Housewives of NYC’s Kristen Taekman and many others.
Today, the world’s largest cleft organization, Smile Train, announced their two-year partnership with Monjasa, a global oil and shipping group, to help bring awareness and funds to children with clefts.
To mark the second annual National Cleft Day, Smile Train India has officially launched the country’s first toll-free national cleft helpline- Smile Train India Cleft Helpline. The helpline - 1800 103 8301, is accessible to people throughout India who are looking for information about cleft treatment.