Navigation Links
Windows Live $500,000 Donation Commemorates Operation Smile's 25th Anniversary
Date:3/10/2008

Donation Helps Provide Free Surgical Treatments for Children Suffering Facial Deformities

NORFOLK, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation Smile, a worldwide children's medical charity, today announced that Microsoft Corp. donated $500,000 to the organization as part of a 'sharing smiles' campaign from Windows Live. The funds will be used to provide free physical examinations and surgical treatment to children in 26 countries in 2008. Microsoft partnered with Operation Smile to commemorate its 25th Anniversary, and celebrate the launch of Windows Live (http://www.windowslive.com), a set of free online services designed to help people communicate and share with the important people in their lives from anywhere they have Web access across multiple devices.

The donation culminates a two-month campaign that encouraged Windows Live customers to share photos of their smiles with people around the world to show their support for the cause. The donation from the Windows Live campaign will help enable Operation Smile to provide 2,083 free surgical treatments to children during the upcoming year.

"Windows Live is proud to join with Operation Smile in its pursuit to change children's lives, one smile at a time," said Chris Jones, corporate vice president of Windows Live Experience Program Management at Microsoft.

Operation Smile celebrated its 25th Anniversary with the World Journey of Smiles (WJOS), simultaneous medical missions to 40 sites in 25 countries worldwide. From November 7-16, free physical examinations were provided to 7,414 patients, and 4,086 children born with cleft lips and cleft palates received free surgical treatment during the WJOS. The initiative mobilized more than 700 volunteers from the United Sates and more than 1,000 volunteers from 43 other countries working in 40 hospitals, care centers and clinics in 25 countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, Afr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Operation Smile
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Pharmacists believe drive-through windows contribute to delays, errors
2. Crossfit Workout Challenge Raises Over $500,000 in Four Hours for Athletes for a Cure
3. AutoTrader Publishing, AutoMart.com and Cox Communications Present $500,000 Grant to the Childrens Hospital of the Kings Daughters
4. Donate Life America Dispels Myths About Organ & Tissue Donation Among Hispanics During National Hispanic Heritage Month
5. Whole Foods Market(R) Donates $25,000, for Midwest Farmers - Hoping to Match an Additional $10,000, via Customer Donations
6. American Society of Transplantations Past President Testifies Before Congress at Forum on Organ Donation
7. Donation of $15,000 and Hard Work Allows a Family in Need to Move into New Home
8. New transfusion rules restrict donations from previously pregnant women
9. Two Million Californians Say Yes! to Organ and Tissue Donation
10. HHS Recognizes Hospitals With Highest Organ Donation Rates
11. California Joins National Movement to Bring Uniformity to Organ Donation Laws as Governor Schwarzenegger Signs AB 1689
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal ... a simple blood test. This test, called the "lymphocyte genome ... than ever before, but it may eliminate the need for ... likely to develop cancer in the future. , "The ... peoples, lives," said Diana Anderson, a researcher involved in the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 ... -- artificial valves, hip replacements, surgical mesh and the like ... after their approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ... prominent nonprofit groups and published online Sept. 29 in ... medical device testing on lax oversight by the FDA. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Edward D. Buckingham, M.D., ... has been approved to be a director of a ... Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship program. The announcement came last ... Florida. , The Educational and Research Foundation for the ... It represents the finest postgraduate program in the world ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... NC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... and caring individuals, National Children’s Oral Health ... $150,000 in grants to non-profit clinical partners. ... Affiliate Network and deliver comprehensive educational, preventive ... , Recipients include:,     Just ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Herceptin is ... cancer called HER2-positive and should remain the standard of ... findings from a long-term clinical trial. HER2-positive breast ... of breast cancer, according to the Mayo Clinic. ... countries received either Herceptin (trastuzumab) or Tykerb (lapatinib) in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New blood test determines whether you have or are likely to get cancer 2Health News:Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim 2Health News:Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim 3Health News:Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim 4Health News:Dr. Edward Buckingham Approved to be Fellowship Director for Facial Plastic Surgery 2Health News:Dr. Edward Buckingham Approved to be Fellowship Director for Facial Plastic Surgery 3Health News:America's ToothFairy Awards More Than $150,000 in Grants to Save Young Smiles 2Health News:America's ToothFairy Awards More Than $150,000 in Grants to Save Young Smiles 3
... Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards Presented at 2008 Convention, ... of,the Blind presented $100,000 in cash awards to ... achieving the,full integration of the blind into society ... Bolotin Awards honored ten innovators in the blindness,field ...
... 7 The Peer Group, a leading provider,of ... an,Informed Medical Communications (IMC) company, today announced the ... innovation in moderated,peer influence events whereby two Key ... data, product attributes, and prescribing,experience in a debate-style ...
... of potent, or ,high affinity, antibodies to fight infection. The ... it hinges on a single molecule, a growth factor, without ... do not yet understand about our immune system. In simple ... T cells, which help them. Ways in which these cells ...
... BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 7 MIKE AND IKE(R) Lemonade,Blends(TM) ... candy fans who are members of the facebook(R) community ... To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:, http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/justborn/33812/ ... Foundation will encourage,their fans who are active on facebook(R) ...
... Corporation (Pink,Sheets: BDRR), a medical imaging and diagnostic ... Network (OTCFN), a division of National,Financial Communications Corp., ... president of OTCFN, said, "In 2007, Bederra generated,revenues ... $471,182, or,approximately $0.01 per share, and has some ...
... Engage Contract Sales Organization And Seek New Marketing ... Partner to Promote Product in UK -, ... DDSS) today announced that it has reacquired the sales and,marketing rights ... Recordati Ireland Ltd. (Recordati). To promote its,product in the UK, the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:National Federation of the Blind Awards $100,000 2Health News:The Peer Group Launches Xpert Xchange(SM), an Innovation in Medical Peer Influence Programs 2Health News:Finding suggests novel ways to boost vaccination or natural defenses 2Health News:Photos: MIKE AND IKE(R) Lemonade Blends(TM) and Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Join facebook(R) 2Health News:Photos: MIKE AND IKE(R) Lemonade Blends(TM) and Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Join facebook(R) 3Health News:Bederra Corporation Retains OTC Financial Network for Investor Relations 2Health News:Bederra Corporation Retains OTC Financial Network for Investor Relations 3Health News:Labopharm Reaquires UK Sales And Marketing Rights to Its Once-Daily Tramadol Product 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 The Eastern ... Both established medical-device providers as well as new medical-device ... region, while simultaneously looking at ways to reduce the ... Using distributors is one of the effective means to ... devices distribution market in Eastern European and provides profiles ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... New York , September 30, 2014 ... - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth and ... is expected to be worth USD 20.8 billion in ... billion in 2017, growing at a CAGR of 7.3% ... fundamental elements needed for various health purposes, especially to ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 In a recent ... Fluid) backflow of the Eldor spinal needle 25G, 103 ... hole pencil point spinal needles of the same gauge ... Spinal anesthesia is an excellent type of regional anesthesia ... Anesthesia, etc. It is estimated that 100 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medical Technologies Distributor Profiles in Eastern Europe 2Medical Technologies Distributor Profiles in Eastern Europe 3Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 2Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 3Nutraceutical Ingredient Market Will Reach USD 33.6 Billion Globally in 2018: Transparency Market Research 4
... Mich., Nov. 9 Thomson Reuters today ... leading clinical surveillance solution that enables hospitals to identify ... clinical quality and reduce total cost of treatment. , ... no additional cost. , CareFocus 2.0 contains ...
... Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: ... availability of INTUNIV (TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release ... of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder ( ADHD ) in children ... formulation of guanfacine, is the first and only nonscheduled alpha-2A ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Thomson Reuters Clinical Surveillance Solution Offers Powerful New Functionality to Improve Clinical Quality and Reduce Costs 2Thomson Reuters Clinical Surveillance Solution Offers Powerful New Functionality to Improve Clinical Quality and Reduce Costs 3Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Now Available in Pharmacies Nationwide 2Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Now Available in Pharmacies Nationwide 3Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Now Available in Pharmacies Nationwide 4Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Now Available in Pharmacies Nationwide 5Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Now Available in Pharmacies Nationwide 6Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Now Available in Pharmacies Nationwide 7
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: