100-surgery mission by Mission Smile

Mission Smile, in partnership with Love Without Boundaries, will be conducting free cleft lip and cleft palate surgeries on 100 children and young adults of West Bengal from 15 to 21 March 2019, at the Central Hospital of South Eastern Railway (aka BNR Hospital), Garden Reach. This medical mission is being organised to celebrate the completion of their 100th Medical Mission in India. For this mission, 180-plus patients have already been identified. They are expecting to screen over 150 patients on 15 March and conduct the surgeries from 16 March to 20 March 2019. To perform the corrective cleft surgeries through this four-day mission, a team of experts from the field of plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, anaesthesiology, paediatrics, dentistry, speech language pathology and nursing are coming together from various parts of India and abroad.