Muhammad, a one-year-old patient from Ein Al-Basha/Balqa. He was born with a cleft lip and palate; at the age of two months, he underwent lip surgery at one of Amman’s local hospitals. Muhammad, like any other infant with a cleft, requires additional feeding assistance. Because infants with cleft palates cannot use standard bottles or breastfeed […]
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Amman, Jordan As part of Operation Smile Jordan commitment to provide comprehensive care for patients with cleft, 20 patients received comprehensive medical evaluation pre-bone graft surgery last Friday. The evaluation was conducted by the medical team that includes plastic surgeons, orthodontists, maxillofacial surgeons, and Speech therapist. Where the evaluation was conducted inside the clinic of the […]
Amman, 21 October 2022- From the 21th – the 27th of October, OS Jordan carried out a free medical mission for cleft and burn cases, at The Italian hospital in Amman/ Jordan. Local and international volunteers came together, screened more than 150 patients, and performed 60 life-changing surgeries for patients with cleft and burns. The post-operative […]
Amman, September, 2022 Operation Smile Jordan has signed a collaboration agreement with the Italian Hospital Operation Smile Jordan and the Italian Hospital signed an agreement to collaborate in providing healthcare services to patients with cleft. This agreement will allow Operation Smile Jordan to use the hospital’s operating rooms and some facilities during surgical programs, and […]
15th of August,2022 Amman, Jordan Operation Smile Jordan conducted heartsaver training for non-medical staff members. Operation Smile Jordan conducted AHA Heart Saver(CPR/AED/First Aid) training for their staff members, and with the participation of a team member of Caritas Jordan. This course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and the use of the automated external defibrillator […]
Feeding problems may threaten the lives of children born with cleft lip and palate, as it is difficult for parents who have a child with a cleft lip or cleft palate to deal with their newborn. The child in the early stages needs to follow a certain feeding techniques to be prepared for surgery with the […]
New pre-surgical treatment for cleft patients Amman, July 4, 2022 As part of the organization’s actions to provide comprehensive care on time, Operation Smile Jordan started to install a device called “FMO” for three children with cleft. As it’s a supportive device for preoperative treatment which is used to reduce the size of the cleft, […]
Amman, Jordan On Saturday, June 11, at the organisation’s office in Amman, Operation Smile Jordan held its regular general assembly meeting. During the meeting, members discussed matters regarding to the annual budget for the year 2021, an auditor and legal advisor were chosen, and a member of the board was elected to fill the vacant […]
Madaba, 27 May 2022- From 27th of May to the 1st of June, OS Jordan carried out semi annual free medical mission for cleft and burn cases, at Al Nadeem hospital in Madaba. Medical team evaluated 76 patients from different cities in Jordan, where surgeries were performed to 42 patients, who were health and ready for […]