Cleft Surgery for Poor Children in Bangladesh

Sep 7, 2010

Ongoing Screening for Surgery

Health camps continuing twice a month in rural areas of Moheshkhali, Harbang, Ukhia, Khurushkhul. These health camps are focusing on women and children. Children with cleft are being screened for surgery. Ongoing ad campaign to identify children with cleft lip and cleft palate. Newspaper advertisement will take place in October just prior to the surgery date.

Hospital President,and Bangladesh Country Director, Jalal Uddin Shoaib, will be visiting the US in September. In addition to meeting with the Hope USA stakeholders and Board of Directors, he will also be meeting Smile Bangladesh, surgical team who will be conducting the cleft surgeries in November.


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Iftikher Mahmood

North Miami Beach, Florida United States

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