“Basma” repairs children’s faces with surgical operations

"Smile" Children's faces are restored by surgery.
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Friday 2 September 2022 – 09:18

The Operation Smile Morocco Association said that it continues with its commitment to give a new smile to children and young people who have cleft lip and/or cleft palate and change their lives for the better. This was done by organizing a humanitarian surgical campaign at the Al-Qortobi Hospital in Tangier, from September 7 to 11.

The association has explained, in a statement, that it intends through this campaign to give hope to the parents of people who suffer from congenital facial deformities and give them a smile back on their faces; Providing surgeries to about 90 children, with the help of more than 90 health professionals and volunteers from 11 different countries, including Morocco.

The same source has indicated that “the majority of the volunteers are Moroccan volunteers from different cities of the Kingdom, who represent the fruit of the continuous training that our association “Operation Smile” imparts in their specialties”.

The statement indicates that the medical record, examination and analysis will be carried out on September 7 at the Al-Qortobi Hospital in Tangier, where the patient will undergo a medical diagnosis process, and the records will be immediately studied and a special committee will prepare a main report. list and complementary list of those who will be eligible to be operated within the 8th and 9th and 10th of September; September 11 will be dedicated to the monitoring and follow-up of postoperative cases.

The same source stated that “Operation Smile Morocco has provided free and safe surgical care to more than 12,600 children, thanks to the unwavering commitment of the volunteers, their skills and their dedication to helping others, and we will be able to continue our journey. full of hope to provide thousands of families throughout the Kingdom with a new life.” “.

It should be noted that Operation Smile, under the honorary presidency of HRH Princess Lalla Meryem, set Morocco as a goal to revive hope for parents of children with congenital anomalies; In this way, provide complete and free medical care and follow-up to children and young people.

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