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Operation Smile 2009 Celebrates its 27th Year of Providing New Smiles for Children Around the World
Date:12/28/2009

care around the world.”

The top ten highlights for Operation Smile for January – December 2009 include:

1. Thousands of medical and community volunteers provided over 13,500 children new smiles and over 21,000 patients with free physical exams – the most children treated in one year in the history of the organization.

2. Over 160 local and international medical missions were conducted across 29 countries. In keeping with Operation Smile’s long-term vision of building a model of local and sustainable care, 64% of our medical missions this past fiscal year were managed and performed by local foundations and in-country volunteers.

3. Expanded its humanitarian efforts into new villages, cities and countries around the world to help bring hope to communities that are in desperate need of high quality medical care. From Uzbekistan and Rwanda to the Dominican Republic and India, Operation Smile held inaugural missions in 25 locations that helped heal the smiles of 2,763 children.

4. Conducted its largest medical mission to date in India, treating over 500 children in Guwahati over a two-week period. The mission to Guwahati was part of a larger public-private partnership created earlier this year with the Indian government and the Tata Group to help treat over 30,000 children in the state of Assam who are suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate.

5. Celebrated the 20th year of providing new smiles for children and young adults in Vietnam with a landmark medical mission entitled “A Journey of Miracles.” In 1989, Operation Smile was the first NGO invited back to Vietnam and helped normalize relations and improve MIA/POW initiatives. Twenty years after its first medical mission, over 300 volunteers from 23 countries came together for 10 days to conduct 16 simultaneous missions across Vietnam. “A Journey of Miracles” resulted in almost 9,000 patient procedures including
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