Mission Smile’s 1st Mission in Jaipur Transformed 41 Lives!

We are glad to announce the successful completion of our recent mission at Jaipur from 16th to 20th December 2017. This was our 3rd mission in Rajasthan, 1st mission in the State partnered by Muthoot Fincorp Ltd, the 1st mission in Jaipur and overall the 94th mission by Mission Smile. A team comprising of 30 volunteers from India and abroad, along with the team from Manipal Hospital-Jaipur, 9 student volunteers from Australia and non-medical volunteers from Muthoot Fincorp Ltd- Rajasthan dedicatedly contributed towards the success of our mission. It’s due to their cooperation and efforts, we have been able to[…]

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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[…]

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Kolkata Mission Gifts 55 Smiles in 4 Days – A Report

Our mission in Kolkata  (26-30 August, 2017) at the newly inaugurated Kolkata Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre (KC4) in partnership with Muthoot Pappachan Foundation, has turned out to be a grand success. The Kolkata mission was inaugurated by Mr. Javed Khan – the Hon’ble Minister for Disaster Management, Govt. of West Bengal, in the presence of Dr. Prasanthkumar Nellickal-Head CSR, Muthoot Pappachan Foundation, Col. Shivaji Samaddar (Retd.) – COO Mission Smile and Mr. Deepak Atal – Trustee, Mission Smile. With the devoted cooperation of the team that included plastic surgeons- Dr. Manish Mukul Ghosh and Dr. Anjana Malhotra, and anesthesiologists- Dr. Gautam Sarkar and Dr.[…]

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2nd International Mission at Gulbarga – A Step towards Cleft-free India

Our 2nd International Mission at Gulbarga, Karnataka, India took place from June 25 – 30, 2017. This was our 2nd Mission in partnership with Muthoot Pappachan Foundation at ESIC Medical College & Hospital and over all 4th Mission in Karnataka. The team of 50 volunteers from India, USA, Malaysia & Philippines, along with team ESIC Medical College & Hospital-Gulbarga, Student Volunteers from ESIC Medical College, Non-medical volunteers from Muthoot Fincorp Ltd-Karnataka had screened 108 patients, performed 64 Surgeries during 4 surgical days and received 80% of post-op turn out on the day of one week follow-up. We had an inaugural ceremony of this mission on June 25 in presence of[…]

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Difficult Cases Week @GC4 – A Massive Success

The best gift in life is a second chance. The Difficult Cases Week was organized with the aim to give a second chance to those children who could not earlier receive their cleft treatment offered by Mission Smile due to additional complications of airway, cardiac, neurological or malnutrition issues. Inaugurated on 4th May at the Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre by Prof Atindra Adhikary, Principal, Guwahati Medical College, in the presence of Dr MC Rajbongshi, Superintendant of MMC Hospital, Col. Shivaji Samaddar, COO Mission Smile and the international team from Sweden and USA, the motto of the week-long event was[…]

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61 Surgeries in Just 4 Days – Vadodara Mission a Grand Success

Our Mission in Vadodara, India turned out to be a grand success at ISHA Hospital. This was our first mission in partnership with Muthoot Pappachan Foundation and over all 12th Mission in Gujarat, the Land of Legends. With the continuous cooperation of 30 volunteers that included team ISHA Hospital-Vadodara, Student Volunteers from MS University along with non-medical volunteers from Muthoot Fincorp Ltd. Vadodara, 128 patients have been screened and 61 surgeries were performed in just 4 days. This has received 98% (59) of post-op turn out on the day of one week follow-up. We inaugurated the mission of free cleft[…]

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