GC4 Conducted Agartala Cleft Care Camp – 33 Smiles Delivered in 5 Days

The 10th Agartala Cleft Care Camp was conducted in the TMC Dr BRAM Teaching Hospital by Mission Smile from 5th- 11th September’ 2017.

Thirty-three children and young adults received life-changing surgery in this Camp which was led by the team from Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre (GCCCC).

Mission Smile conducted the Camp in partnership with Government of Tripura at Agartala. agartala camp collage

Patients for the Camp came from the districts of Dhalai, South Tripura, North Tripura, West Tripura, Gomati, Khowai, Sipahijala and Unakoti.

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A team of 17 volunteers comprising of Plastic Surgeons, Anaesthesiologists, Paediatrician, Nurses, Bio-medical technician, Speech Therapist screened 52 cleft patients and provided surgeries to 33 of them.

Field Medical Director of the Camp was Dr Kamal Kumar Kayal, Clinical Co-ordinator was K Sharon and Camp Co-ordinator was Bijan Majumdar.

ONGC- Tripura Asset provided financial support to the Camp.

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