This World Smile Day, Friday, 04 October, Operation Smile South Africa (OSSA) is celebrating performing over 100 free cleft lip/palate surgeries for children and adults across Southern Africa in 2019.
With a team of 120 active medical volunteers in South Africa, and 350 non-medical trainees and healthcare workers, OSSA would have completed three missions this year in Mozambique and Witbank.
The global non-profit medical service organisation provides free cleft lip and cleft palate reconstructive surgery in as little as 45 minutes.
Those requiring assistance with receiving reconstructive surgery to correct a cleft lip and/or palate, can visit the Operation Smile South Africa website, connect on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, call tollfree on 0800 0 76453.
Watch Enok’s story to see how Operation Smile helped change his life forever: