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Shija doctors to conduct free surgery in Kohima

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Courtesy- Manipur Updates
Imphal, Aug 17 : A team of plastic surgeons from Shija Hospitals and Research Institute Pvt. Ltd., HealthCity, Langol, Imphal, Manipur will be conducting free cleft lip and palate surgery under Smile Train Shija Cleft Project – Mission Nagaland, 23rd phase to be held at Oking Hospital & Research Clinic (P) Ltd., Kohima from August 29-31. Till date, 233 cleft patients from Nagaland have availed of free corrective surgical treatment under this project, according to a press release which was mede available here.All the social workers, church leaders and teachers have been urged to extend kind cooperation and support in disseminating the information for the forthcoming free cleft lip and palate surgery camp.Smile Train Shija Cleft Project ,Mission Nagaland project is a joint initiative of Smile Train Shija Cleft Project, Oking Hospital & Research Clinic (P) Ltd., Kohima, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) – Nagaland and Explore Nagaland towards rendering new smile, new hope and new life to all the cleft lip and cleft palate patients by rendering absolutely free of cost corrective surgery,the release added. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan – Nagaland has been supporting this project by sponsoring travelling and food allowances to the cleft lip and palate patients who are in the age group from 6 to 18 years.A cleft is a separation or gap in the body structure. Two major types of oral – facial clefts are cleft lip (involving the lip) and cleft palate (involving the roof of the mouth or the soft posterior tissue inside the mouth). Most cannot eat, drink or speak properly. Due to shame, they cannot even attend school or hold a job and lead a painful life in isolation

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josephzo September 30, 2016 - 3:30 am

One of my cousin child has be born with cleft lips so can i have a free treatment in imphal.because they are from hill area.


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