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Abu Dhabi announces free surgeries to patients with cleft conditions

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The three-day Operation Smile UAE initiative will kick off on July 18

Sufferers with cleft situations can avail free surgical procedures over a course of three days at Healthpoint, Abu Dhabi beginning Saturday July 18.

The initiative, titled Operation Smile UAE, can be carried out in cooperation with Healthpoint and the Division of Well being – Abu Dhabi.

To find out which sufferers are eligible for surgical procedure, Operation Smile UAE held a screening session at Healthpoint the place 24 sufferers have been examined by a workforce of medical volunteers.

Not less than 12 sufferers are set to obtain life altering surgical procedures for his or her cleft situations. The sufferers who will obtain surgical procedure vary in ages from four-and-a-half months to 10 years of age.

A workforce of 36 medical volunteers, together with surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses, and paediatricians can be donating their time throughout the mission. Medical volunteers from Operation Smile UAE can be working alongside volunteers from Healthpoint.

Additionally, 4 scholar volunteers from the Pupil Programmes initiative will take part on this mission, and can help with paperwork and household care.

Operation Smile UAE was established in January 2011 underneath the patronage of Sheikha Alyazia bint Saif Al Nahyan, spouse of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Overseas Affairs and Worldwide Cooperation.

The muse is a department of Operation Smile, a global charity established in 1982, which gives free, secure surgical procedure for kids and younger adults born with cleft lip and cleft palate.


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