Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft organization, is partnering with the World Health Organization (WHO) to bring the healing power of art to Peru. Through the Art Impact 4 Health initiative, an incubator initiative from the WHO Director-General, the WHO works with healthcare facilities in developing countries to help enable healing, communication and improved psychosocial well-being and Health for All in practice through engaging art and community activities.
Smile Train announced the addition of four new members to its Medical Advisory Board – Dr. Nivaldo Alonso, Dr. Catherine Crowley, Dr. Fernando Molina and Dr. Peter Mossey.
Smile Train Africa Vice President and Regional Director Appointed to Serve as an Advisory Group Member for the Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (CSEM) for UHC2030
Smile Train Vice President and Regional Director for Africa Dr. Esther Njoroge-Muriithi has been selected to serve as an Advisory Group Member for the Civil Society Engagement Mechanism (CSEM) for UHC2030.
Smile Train Partners with the West African College of Surgeons to Launch Cleft Surgical Certification Program in West Africa
Today, Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft organization, announced their partnership with the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) to launch the Smile Train-WACS Cleft Surgical Certification. The Certification will grant 6 surgeons per year over the next five years the opportunity to specialize in cleft care across West Africa.
FDI World Dental Federation and Smile Train launch project to improve oral health of children with clefts: the most common birth difference of the face and mouth
Oral health non-profits FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and Smile Train are joining forces with support from GSK Consumer Healthcare to launch a two-year project to improve oral health guidance and on-going cleft care for children with clefts.