Patient Stories

Overcoming adversity to receive cleft care Arlyn was born with a cleft lip in the Philippines. Her mother Dominga blamed [...]

The life he always deserved began after 18 years

In the three years after receiving surgery to repair his cleft lip, Samuel’s life has changed in unimaginable ways. After [...]

Treating patients during Covid-19: Q&A with UK volunteer Nur Lubis

In September 2021 anaesthetist Nur Lubis became the first UK-based volunteer to attend a medical mission since the start of [...]

Two lives transformed by one new smile

Our promise of improving health and dignity during the Covid-19 pandemic endures. Once again, we’re providing surgery and in-person care [...]

Changing Lives: Q&A with Operation Smile volunteer nurse Jackie Matthews Jackie Matthews works as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the [...]

Life-changing partnership in Egypt: Q&A with Dr. Mohamed El-Shazly

Our promise of improving health and dignity during the Covid-19 pandemic endures. We’re helping frontline health workers stay safe, nourished [...]

A grandmother’s everlasting love

Our promise of improving health and dignity during the Covid-19 pandemic endures. We’re helping frontline health workers stay safe, nourished [...]

Walk alongside Shijun

Our promise of improving health and dignity during the COVID-19 pandemic endures. We’re helping frontline health workers stay safe, nourished [...]

As if he didn’t have a name

Our promise of improving health and dignity during the Covid-19 pandemic endures. We’re helping frontline health workers stay safe, nourished [...]