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Medical Practice Summer 2015

Edition 1: Summer 2015

From the Medical Oversight Team

Welcome to the Operation Smile quarterly newsletter! The mission of quality, safe and accessible surgical care around the world is impossible without the unmatched dedication of our volunteers. The aim of this publication is to provide our volunteers with information about our Global Standards, policies, and equipment, which can include:

13 Jun 2015
Philippines "Gift of Smiles" multi-site medical mission begins

Operation Smile commences its annual “Gift of Smiles” medical mission today with the deployment of 301 volunteers from 17 countries, including the Philippines, to five sites across the Philippines. The sites include Bacolor in Pampanga, Manila, Cebu City, Bacolod City and Davao City. 


Edition 1: Spring 2015

From the Medical Oversight Team

As an organization, Operation Smile is committed to expanding safe, quality surgical care around the world. We have advocated for knowledge growth and skill training for many years. Through this newsletter, we will provide access to changing global practices in the delivery of safe, evidence based care as well as essential information supporting our Global Standards, policies and equipment. The information may include:

07 Nov 2015
The Smile Gala San Francisco 2015

Operation Smile’s 3rd Annual San Francisco Smile Gala honored Michael Franti for his tireless work with the Do It For the Love Foundation which brings people living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges, and wounded veterans to live concerts. Franti brought the crowd to its feet with his barefoot short acoustic performance of ‘Say Hey.’ Guests also enjoyed hosted wine by Ca’ Momi’s special label wine, Do It For The Love, while CBS 5TV Eye on the Bay’s Liam Mayclem served as Master of Ceremonies for the evening.

18 May 2015
Johnson & Johnson Commits $25 Million to Operation Smile Over Next Five Years

Hundreds gathered Thursday night at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York to recognize those who have supported Operation Smile, the world’s largest medical charity of its kind providing free cleft surgery and care. 

04 May 2015
Bankers Healthcare Group and Operation Smile Launch the Send a Smile Campaign

Bankers Healthcare Group (BHG), the leading provider of financing solutions for healthcare professionals, is pleased to announce that its third Send A Smile campaign is officially underway in partnership with Operation Smile.

11 May 2015
Operation Smile to Host 13th Annual Smile Event in New York City

Operation Smile, the world’s largest volunteer-based medical charity of its kind providing free cleft lip and cleft palate surgery, will hold its 13th annual Smile Event in New York City on Thursday, May 14 at Cipriani 42nd Street.