Cleft surgery to bring back a child’s smile

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/15/2018

Parents urged to bring kids for assessment for next year’s Operation Smile mission Nicole, 5, was born with facial deformities. She cannot speak clearly the way other children of her age can. The doctor said she has…

Warm smiles on cold frontier

AFP 01/09/2018

  North and South Korean officials exchanged warm greetings amid light flakes of snow on the world’s last Cold War frontier Tuesday, in contrast from previous frosty gatherings. The delegates shook hands and even cracked a joke…

Smile Train hooks up with Ironman tilt to raise funds

Glendale G. Rosal 07/27/2017

Smile Train Team Empower will send 10 triathletes to the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines with the aim of not just winning the race but raising funds as well for children with cleft palate and cleft lip. Smile…

SM malls in Cebu hold simultaneous book-reading activity

PR 07/21/2017

SM Supermalls in Cebu conducted a simultaneous book-reading activity on July 18 in celebration of the National Book-Reading Day. The National Children’s Book-Reading Day is celebrated in SM Malls every third Tuesday of July in commemoration of…

New NBI-7 clearance area opens

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/23/2017

  People who wanted to secure clearances from the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) at their office at along Escario Street, Barangay Capitol Site, Cebu City have something to smile about. A new clearance…

18 years of Operation Smile

Jaime Picornell 06/08/2016

OPERATION Smile (OS) is once more coming to Cebu to do surgery on children with cleft palates, hare lips, and other facial disfigurements. Doctors, nurses and volunteers are arriving on June 24, billeted at the Bayfront Hotel.…

Operation Smile to do Mega Mission in Cebu in June

Doris C. Bongcac 05/27/2015

The World’s biggest reconstructive surgery group is coming back to Cebu in June to bring smiles to the faces of children suffering from facial deformities. Roberto Manzano, Operation Smile country director of development, said their campaign is…

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