US-donated free surgery for cleft palate, hare-lipped children

The National Odontology Hospital and the US organization CAMA-GHO are joining hands to provide free surgery for 40 children with hare lips or cleft palates from nom until March 14.

The young patients, from the provinces of Tuyen Quang, Thai Binh, Vinh Phuc and Dak Lak, will also receive money to cover part of their food and travel expenses.

In the reviewed period, the two organizations will cooperate to perform three micro-operations on faces – the most advanced technique available in the world.

This is the sixteenth year the National Odontology Hospital and CAMA-GHO have coordinated in providing humanitarian surgery for cleft-palate and hare-lipped children.