Free cleft palate surgery for disadvantaged children

VOV.VN - Around 150 children affected with cleft lips and palates are to be provided with free check-ups and surgery in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from December 18-29 under a joint program between Operation Smile and MobiFone.

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The program has selected about 150 children from northern and southern provinces. After having check-ups, approximately 100 children will undergo surgery and receive a second chance to smile.

Surgeries are being carried out by leading Vietnamese experts from the Vietnam-Cuba hospital and the National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology in Ho Chi Minh City according to Operation Smile's Global Standards of Care.

Mobifone will cover all expenses for surgery, travel, and accommodation during check-up and treatment.

Since 2009, MobiFone has provided funds of more than VND6 billion to Operation Smile Vietnam through the Journey of Miracles program.

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