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.
Smile Train and The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation analyze the devastating impact of orofacial clefts over two decades (2000 - 2020)
What’s Making Us Smile This World Smile Day®
Raising awareness of clefts around the world
Program expansion includes Yemen and Iraq, countries where previous programs were interrupted due to conflict.
Charities Smile Train and KidsOR to Sponsor Surgeons Across Africa
Smile Train to create Cleft Leadership Centers to increase access to healthcare
NGOs Smile Train and Lifebox Partner on Safer Surgery and Anesthesia Initiative in Low Resource Countries