Past Comprehensive Cleft Care Workshops

First International Comprehensive Cleft Care Workshop in the Middle East/North Africa Region (MENA)

Held in Beirut, Lebanon on April 25-27, 2018, this was the first workshop in the Middle East/North Africa region to include simulation labs. More than 80 surgeons, speech pathologists, and nurses from 20 different countries attended the workshop, aimed at empowering healthcare professionals in creating a sustainable platform for cleft care. World-class experts provided hands-on training on comprehensive cleft care and surgical techniques on simulation models, including speech therapy and advanced nursing care. The workshop was accredited by Cleveland Clinic, the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Society (ACPA), and the European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS).

Project Santa Smile

Held in São Paulo, Brazil at the Santa Casa Hospital, this three-day workshop took place on October 10-12, 2017. The workshop featured interactive lecture sessions and live-streamed surgeries so that doctors and medical students could view surgeons at work.

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