57 Smiles in 4 days – Vijayawada Mission Achieves Big Success

Our recent Mission in Vijayawada from 10th to 14th October 2017, turned out to be another successful one. This mission was our 7th mission in Andhra Pradesh, 5th in the state organized in partnership with Muthoot Pappachan Foundation,the CSR arm of Muthoot Fincorp Ltd, 2nd at the venue – Government General Hospital, Vijayawada and overall Mission Smile’s 93rd medical mission! At the mission, with the continuous support and cooperation of the volunteers, we have screened 98 patients out of which 57 smiles have been successfully restored. These 57 surgeries have been performed under the complete medical observation of the Mission Smile team of volunteers. Patients were asked to come back after a week of their surgeries for the for post-operative check ups to accomplish comprehensive cleft treatment & rectification.
At the Mission inauguration ceremony on 10th Oct 2017 dignitaries present included – Dr Sasank – Principal, Siddhartha Medical College, Mr Vinod Kola -State Head of Muthoot Fincorp Ltd, Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Prasanthkumar Nellickal-Head CSR, Muthoot Pappachan Foundation, Col. Shivaji Samaddar – COO Mission Smile and other dignitaries from the Hospital, Muthoot Fincorp Ltd. and Mission Smile’s volunteers from all over India and the USA.


We are grateful to the Medical and non medical volunteers from India and USA, and coordinators for their fantastic team work in making our 2nd International Mission at Vijayawada successful.

Thank you everyone!

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