Scenes of Hope and Healing: Surgical Training Rotations in Rwanda
Rwanda
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2019-08-27

During three-week sessions, general surgery and anesthesia residents from Rwanda learn to perform safe and effective reconstructive plastic surgery procedures.


Building the Capacity to Heal 
Malawi
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2019-07-10

Operation Smile Malawi works to increase the surgical capacity in the country through the empowerment and education of local health care professionals.


This Radio Program Is Saving Lives
Nicaragua
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2019-06-13

VIDEO: Dr. Brenda Tinoco is providing more people with life-saving knowledge through a radio program provided by the Surgery for the People project.


Scenes of Hope and Healing: Lima Medical Mission
Peru
FROM THE FIELD Posted 2019-06-13

Devoted and skilled medical volunteers from across Latin America came together and provided health screenings for 259 potential patients.


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.


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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