Operation Smile is a charity organization for children – donate non profit
Operation Smile is a charity organization for children – donate non profit
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Global Standards of Care

As Operation Smile’s model expands, one commitment stays constant: bringing quality care to every child, every time. The organization’s Global Standards of Care ensures every patient treated by Operation Smile benefits from the same sophisticated equipment, procedures and highly trained, credentialed medical volunteers, no matter where they receive treatment.

Medical volunteers in the United States and internationally are credentialed following Operation Smile standards to guarantee excellence in cleft care. Operation Smile was the first cleft organization to support the World Health Organization’s Safe Surgery Saves Lives initiative, which includes the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist designed to improve the safety of surgical care throughout the world. In addition, state-of-the-art equipment and biomedical training is provided to partner countries to ensure all children are treated with the same quality of technology.

Our Global Standards of Care ensure every patient receives the very best treatment.

Our medical teams undergo a rigorous credentialing process.

Every mission has the same quality equipment, medication and training.

Each child is provided comprehensive care before and after surgery.

Children's safety is our primary focus on each and every medical mission.

Our medical oversight board ensures the highest standards.
Our Commitment to Safety

Our Medical oversight board ensures the highest standards

Our Commitment to Quality Care

Read or download our 14 Global Standards of Care.