Building Bridges to Care
Nicaragua
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2019-05-15

VIDEO: As a patient coordinator for the Surgery for the People project, Jackelyn Reyes helps people from indigenous communities access life-saving care.


Today's Training, Tomorrow's Solutions
Rwanda
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2019-04-04

Operation Smile alleviates needless suffering by empowering Rwandan health care workers with training and education.


Scenes of Healing: Madagascar Medical Missions
Madagascar
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-05-16

Operation Smile delivered safe surgeries to 350 patients at four simultaneously conducted medical missions in Madagascar.


Scenes of Hope: Madagascar Medical Missions
Madagascar
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-05-16

Operation Smile hosted four simultaneous medical missions in Madagascar to ring in 10 years of life-changing work in the country.


The Extra Mile
Ghana
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-04-18

First as a nonmedical volunteer then becoming a regional manager for Operation Smile, Sabrina Ghiddi's passion is serving Ghanaians affected by cleft.


A Pioneer's Impact
Ghana
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-03-16

Under the medical leadership of Dr. Opoku Ampomah, Operation Smile Ghana has expanded its reach to new patients and medical volunteers alike.


British students spread smiles in the Philippines
Philippines
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-03-09

In February 2018 a group of five school pupils from across the UK travelled to the Philippines to participate to a medical missions where 111 patients received a new smile


Completing the Smile: Q&A with Lucy Apeajei
Ghana
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-02-28

Operation Smile Ghana's program coordinator Lucy Apeajei draws her strength from overcoming her own obstacles as a child to help Ghanaians in need.


Surgery for the People: The Need
Nicaragua
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-02-28

Operation Smile and Nicaragua’s Ministry of Health are working together to improve the surgical infrastructure of two rural hospitals.


111 News Smiles in Cebu
Philippines
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2018-02-23

Our smile ambassador Duncan Bannatyne visited an Operation Smile medical mission in Cebu, the Philippines, where 111 patients received life-changing surgery.


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“Every child that has a facial deformity is our responsibility. If we don’t take care of that child, there’s no guarantee that anyone else will.”

- Kathy Magee, Operation Smile Co-founder and President