Cleft Lip & Palate | Cleft lip treatment in India | Mission Smile

IOCL partners with Mission Smile to bring 300 smiles in Assam & Meghalaya

On 11th December 2018, Mission Smile has entered into a partnership with IOCL (Indian Oil Corporation Limited). This was to restructure 300 smiles of patients with cleft deformities in Assam & Meghalaya. The IOCL support brought smiles to 200 cleft patients of Assam & 100 patients from Meghalaya who were unfortunate to be born with cleft deformities. The MOU was signed […]

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12th Tripura Mission Gifts 61 Smiles

Mission Smile organised its 12th Mission in the northeastern state of Tripura from 10th-15th November 2018, in partnership with ONGC (Tripura). The venue was at Dr B. R. Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital in Agartala. The RBSK & NHM (Government of Tripura) supported the mission.    The team had medical as well as non-medical volunteers. […]

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Miriam’s Story to Feature in Discovery Channel

The Discovery Channel team came to film the amazing transformation of a child named Miriam from Assam. She had a major cleft condition and had successfully undergone surgery. The surgery was done during the Difficult Cases Surgery Week at Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre (GC4) earlier in 2018. Little Miriam was featured in Discovery Channel’s medical documentary. It was a […]

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A Mother’s Ignorance Turned Into Smile

Waisong is a cleft baby from an interior village in Assam. He belongs to a family living in extreme poverty. Most, unfortunately, the community he belongs to blamed his mother for his cleft lip deformity. She was accused of either not following community traditions during her pregnancy or of bringing the curse from her paternal […]

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Little Arup’s Journey from Cleft to Smile

Arup, a little boy from Assam, was born with cleft lip and cleft palate deformities. His parents never expected their son to be taken with a cleft. Due to their ignorance about cleft, the parents found difficulty handling the cleft baby. Adding to their woes, continuous back talks and gossip forced them to keep the […]

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Little Vivek’s Life Has Changed Forever

Our recruitment coordinator Vipul Christian from Vadodara came to know about an eleven-month-old child named Vivek.  This was when he was educating ASHA workers (Accredited Social Health Activists) on cleft deformities the available treatment. The child from a nearby village was born with cleft lip and palate deformities. ASHA workers informed him that a God-man […]

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Kolkata Mission Gifts 57 Smiles

Mission Smile organised its 98th mission in India from 23-27 Sept’18 at Kolkata Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre. The venue was Flemming Hospital, Topsia, Kolkata.  Muthoot Pappachan Foundation partnered with us in this mission. This was also our 22nd medical mission organised in collaboration with Muthoot Pappachan Group and 14th Mission in Kolkata. Total 40 medical […]

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TOPCEM Cement & Mission Smile’s Joint Initiative on Cleft Care

TOPCEM Cement has sponsored 24 cleft surgeries (i.e. 12 surgeries from Meghalaya and 12 surgeries from Assam) at Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre. Mission Smile and TOPCEM announced this formally in a joint statement at a news conference at Pragati Manor in Guwahati. Among the dignitaries present were – Bajrang Lohia, Director, Topcem Cement & Col. Shivaji Samaddar, COO, […]

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3RD GULBARGA MISSION GIFTS 47 SMILES

We are glad to share the completion of our 3rd Mission in ESIC Medical College and Hospital in Gulbarga, Karnataka. It took place from 11th to 17th August 2018.  A team of 35 medical and non-medical volunteers worldwide participated in our mission. They worked shoulder to shoulder with the ESIC hospital staff & medical students, and Muthoot Fincorp […]

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Elina Smiles Again – A ‘Smile Story’ from 14th Intl Mission of GC4

Parents of kids born with cleft lip and/or palate deformities regularly visit Mission Smile’s Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre (GC4) with their little ones. We offer free medical evaluation, advice treatment, a guide to needy beneficiaries through our nutrition program. Mission Smile also conducts free cleft rectification surgeries for the selected beneficiaries. Moreover, we conduct […]

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Little Adrija recovered from malnutrition to receive her cleft surgery

While our nation is constantly on the verge of advancements, yet the cries of many cleft babies remain unheard. Negligence, illiteracy, social obligations and lack of financial support obstruct these little kids from getting the proper surgical treatment needed. Adrija’s life would have followed a similar curve had she not reached Mission Smile! Adrija was […]

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KC4 Starts Nutrition Program

Our Kolkata Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre (KC4) has reached a new high. It conducted its first ever ‘Nutrition Program’ on the 9th of July 2018. Malnutrition is a common ailment in cleft babies. Statistics show that 1 in every 10 malnourished cleft child does not even reach their first birthday. Due to cleft lips and […]

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