Free surgeries for children with cleft lip and cleft palate

VOV.VN -The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital, working in co-ordination with Operation Smile Vietnam, are to provide free surgeries for children suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate from June 10-14.

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Children suffering from either birth defect will receive free treatment and will have their travel and accommodation expenses supported during their stay in hospital.

Families from across the country with children affected by cleft lip, cleft palate, nasal deformities, additional fingers or toes, webbed fingers or toes, and ear deformities can contact Operation Smile Vietnam’s hotline at 0904.885555 or the hospital’s own hotline at 0982.255558 as well as 0912.580022 to register for the free surgery.

According to Nguyen Thanh Thai, a doctor at the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital, the hospital conducts between 80 to 100 surgeries each month on children with cleft lip and cleft palate.

There are approximately 15,000 children with cleft lip and cleft palate who have yet to be treated nationwide

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