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Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

If you walk to the back of any given hospital in a high-income country — past the waiting rooms, past the operating rooms,...

Advocacy

On July 21, Smile Train hosted a live, virtual celebration of 9 Reasons to Smile: Family Fun Activity Booklet, a new...

"Our great struggle in medicine these days is not just with ignorance and uncertainty. It's also with complexity: how much...

“Every child and every family leave a mark on me. It is difficult to say which one is most rewarding. When I see mothers...

Since March of 2019, Smile Train has partnered with the American Heart Association to offer Basic Life Support (BLS) and...

Zimbabwe

On the third day of her daughter’s speech therapy, a miracle unfolded in front of Vimbainashe Musarurwa’s eyes. Her daughter...

Advocacy

For at least half of the world’s population, access to essential healthcare services remains beyond reach. Each...

Advocacy

Around the world, an estimated 1.7 billion children don’t have access to safe, affordable surgical care. This staggering...

Advocacy

This op-ed, co-authored by Smile Train Executive Vice Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer Susannah Schaefer and...