A Long-Awaited Transformation
Despite the love of her husband and family, Rong Zhen's cleft condition prevented her from being truly happy for 57 years.
See How Two Women Are Empowering Others Amid the Pandemic
Inspiring one another and advocating for patients born with cleft, two women from Manhattan College raise awareness and funds during the pandemic.
Her Name is Jane Rose
In addition to becoming a teacher, Jane Rose had one dream.
World Health Day: Building a Fairer, Healthier World
This year on World Health Day, we're drawing attention to the theme of “Building a fairer, healthier world" for all.
Meet Our Patients: Nicaragua
Surgery evaded Jimena twice before her family learned about Operation Smile Nicaragua's first local medical mission of 2021. Here's her story.
Celebrating the Year of Health and Care Workers: The Commitment of Operation Smile Medical Volunteers
For nearly 40 years, Operation Smile has relied on health care professionals including surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists, speech therapists, dentists and more.
“Some Day” Finally Arrives for Seth
With his new smile, 34-year-old Seth gained the confidence he needed to chase after his lifelong dream.
Ensuring Healthier Lives Through Nutrition: Q&A with Charlotte Steppling
Hear from nutrition program manager, Charlotte Steppling, about why including nutritional support on our programs is saving patients' lives around the world.
Completeness of Care: Psychosocial Care Providers
To celebrate Child Life Month, learn how our volunteer psychosocial care providers ease patients' fears through therapeutic play and activities.
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