Smile Train-Lifebox holds first Workshop with Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College to improve anesthesia safety for Ethiopian surgical patients
Smile Train and BioDigital launch the first-ever cleft VR platform experience that allows medical professionals anywhere in the world to join virtual operating rooms together to learn, practice and simulate cleft and palate surgeries
As part of its ongoing global partnership with Smile Train to help children with clefts, Dentsply Sirona provided a new equipment donation and championed a series of fundraising activities to support communities in need access high-quality cleft care. Dentsply Sirona’s actions were recognized through Newsweek’s rankings of America’s Most Responsible Companies of 2023.
New Simulator to Accelerate the Learning Curve in Cleft Reconstructive Surgical Training & Ultimately Further Care for Cleft-Affected Children
Program expansion includes Yemen and Iraq, countries where previous programs were interrupted due to conflict.
The groups aim to narrow the gap of 5 billion people who lack access to safe, affordable surgical and anesthesia care.
Charities Smile Train and KidsOR to Sponsor Surgeons Across Africa
Smile Train to create Cleft Leadership Centers to increase access to healthcare
Smile Train and Kids Operating Room (KidsOR) complete the first renovated pediatric operating room at Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania.
900+ attendees from 40 countries will explore advances in research, clinical and team-driven care.
NGOs Smile Train and Lifebox Partner on Safer Surgery and Anesthesia Initiative in Low Resource Countries