Alfred’s Story of Love, Integrity and a New Smile
Alfred’s life was full of love and happiness as a husband and father. At 52 years old, Alfred believed he’d experienced the most he could out of life. But little did he know there was something greater headed his way.
Health Equity Heroes
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Operation Smile and our global partners are honoring the importance of health equity for women by launching our Health Equity Heroes campaign.
Answering The Call: Q&A with Cleft Surgeon Dr. Opoku Ampomah
In this Q&A, Dr. Opoku Ampomah shares the reason behind what has inspired him to keep coming back to Operation Smile Ghana for the last 12 years.
After 11 Years, Hope Emerges for a Daughter and Her Mom
VIDEO: For 11 years, Eluvia felt alone as she searched for care for her daughter, Dayana. But those feelings of uncertainty and doubt disappeared after she connected with Operation Smile Guatemala.
Women Empowering Women
Throughout 2022, women-led volunteer teams delivered 280 surgeries during our Women in Medicine surgical programs in Morocco, Peru, Malawi and the Philippines.
Meet Our Patients: Santarem, Brazil
Wesilyn, Lorrane and Jhone’s three separate journeys to care converged at an Operation Smile Brazil surgical program in Santarem. Here are their stories.
Through a Mother’s Eyes: Q&A With Ana
In this special Q&A with a patient’s parent, we hear what Zoe’s mom, Ana, experienced at every stage of her daughter’s cleft care journey.
“Every little thing you do is making a difference”
By sharing his story, Willy Sikora creates a ripple effect that spreads determination and hope to others born with cleft conditions.
Expanding Opportunities for Women in Medicine
During our fifth Women in Medicine surgical program, 60 volunteers came together and changed the lives of 55 patients in the same country where Operation Smile began 40 years ago.
MAKE A GIFT
It takes as little as $240 and as few as 45 minutes to provide life-changing surgery and a bright, beautiful new smile to a waiting child.
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