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Doctor with mom and baby after cleft surgery

Cleft Care in Ecuador

Global Smile Foundation (GSF) provided cleft care in Ecuador during our March Outreach Medical Program (OMP) in Guayaquil. During the program, 69 patients underwent cleft ... Learn More
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South African Comprehensive Cleft Care Workshop (CCCW) is Set to Enhance Cleft Care Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Our 1st South African Comprehensive Cleft Care Workshop (CCCW) will provide a transformative learning experience for attendees, focusing on the latest advancements in cleft surgery, ... Learn More
GSF Teams Up with MIT "Code for Good" Program to Develop WhatsApp Interface for Patient Follow-up

GSF Teams Up with MIT “Code for Good” Program to Develop WhatsApp Interface for Patient Follow-up

In a collaborative effort to improve post-operative care for patients undergoing cleft lip/palate surgery, Global Smile Foundation (GSF), participated in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ... Learn More
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Starting 2024 with Smiles in El Salvador

What better way to celebrate 2024 than returning to El Salvador to provide humanitarian cleft care outreach? ... Learn More
Volunteers and cleft providers

GSF’s Commitment to Empowering Onsite Providers

Innovation in Surgery Dr. Usama Hamdan, President and Co-founder of Global Smile Foundation (GSF), recently shared insight into cleft care surgery during a January outreach ... Learn More
Young boy with severe cleft lip before and after undergoing an innovative surgical technique

GSF Publishes Case Review of Innovative Surgical Technique

Global Smile Foundation's (GSF) article, Premaxillary Setback With Posterior Vomerine Ostectomy and Complete Bilateral Cleft Lip Repair: Report of a Case With Challenging Anatomy, will ... Learn More
Empowering Innovation in Cleft Surgery

Empowering Innovation in Cleft Surgery

Dr. James Liau, a Board member and long-time volunteer with Global Smile Foundation (GSF), is leading our collaboration with the cleft team Hospital Lusíadas Porto ... Learn More
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