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Smile Train is the world’s largest cleft charity. Our sustainable model provides training, funding, and resources to empower local medical professionals to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities.

Smile Train is dedicated to generating awareness of the issues faced by children living with untreated clefts around the world. To read more about how Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time, feel free to browse through some of our press coverage below.

Smile Train News


Smile Train News

With a unified goal of learning more about cleft lip and palate and preparing for Smile Train...

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The following was written by Smile Train’s Director of Public Relations Nijha...

Crashing star Pete Holmes and producer Judd Apatow were recently planning a live comedy event, “A...

Smile Train recently celebrated the milestone of 75,000 cleft surgeries in Indonesia with several...

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Smile Train In The News


Smile Train In The News

Programs
Women You Should Know
Nkeiruka Obi, Banker Turned Champion Of Children With Clefts...

Nkeiruka Obi shares her story about leaving the...

Corporate Communications
UC Santa Cruz
Smile Train partners with UC Santa Cruz researchers on speec...

Smile Train partners with UC Santa Cruz on speech...

Programs
Global Citizen
Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child...

Nkeiruka Obi left her high-powered job as a...

Programs
The Diplomat
The World of Rohingya Refugees

A view of Rohingya life — and crucial medical...

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Latest Press Releases


Latest Press Releases

03/19/2019

Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft organization announced its partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA). Smile Train is accredited as an International Training Center by the American Heart Association and will be offering Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) to medical professionals at its partner hospitals.

03/06/2019

Today, the world’s largest cleft organization, Smile Train, announced their two-year partnership with Monjasa, a global oil and shipping group, to help bring awareness and funds to children with clefts.

02/08/2019

To mark the second annual National Cleft Day, Smile Train India has officially launched the country’s first toll-free national cleft helpline- Smile Train India Cleft Helpline. The helpline - 1800 103 8301, is accessible to people throughout India who are looking for information about cleft treatment.