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What Makes Operation Smile Different From Other Nonprofit Organizations?: Behind the Smiles Ep. 5

Pediatrician Dr. Shadi Alsmadi says, “This is not just one surgery and, ‘Goodbye.’” In this week's episode of Behind the Smiles, we caught up with two volunteers in the post-anesthesia care unit during our medical mission in Madaba, Jordan. Field Medical Director and pediatrician Dr. Peter Radell of Sweden and pediatrician Dr. Shadi Alsmadi of Jordan discuss the unique challenges children born with cleft conditions can face when accessing care in the Middle East.

The pair are longtime volunteers with our organization and with others including Doctors Without Borders and Save the Children. Watch their discussion to hear their perspectives on why the ongoing care we provide is so important in the Middle East and around the world.

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