cleft lip

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cleft lip

[¦kleft ′lip]
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Mullaney, is focused on the single problem of cleft lip and palate surgery which affects millions of children in developing countries.
Mullaney, focused on the single problem of cleft lip and palate surgery, which affects millions of children in developing countries.
Glen, 28, and his wife Kimberley, 27, never got the chance to see their second child smile, but store manager Glen and assistant manager Natalie are hoping to help lots of other children undergo the corrective procedure by completing a tandem parachute jump for the Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA).
In addition to contributing free medical treatment for children born with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities, Operation Smile trains local medical professionals in its 25 partner countries and leaves behind crucial equipment to lay the groundwork for long-term self-sufficiency.
WHEN mum-to-be Tracey Phillips was told her baby had a cleft lip and palate she had no idea what the future had in store.
SMILE TRAIN'S mission is focused on solving a single problem: cleft lip and palate.
This was the second surgery in seven months for Madelein, who in February underwent a procedure by Operation Smile medical volunteers on a mission in Honduras to repair her cleft lip.
We came up with the idea of doing a documentary for youngsters to talk about their experiences of living with a cleft lip and palate to help others with the condition.
Patient number 20,000 is a one-year old orphan who was abandoned soon after birth because of her cleft lip and cleft palate.
CLEFT lip and palate is a developmental problem in babies where the upper lip or palate (roof of the mouth) is not correctly joined, leading to a gap in either the palate or lip and palate.
Today's announcement marks yet another extension of The Smile Train's all-out assault on cleft lip and palate disorders that wreak untold physical and emotional devastation on millions of children worldwide.
Young people born with cleft lips and palates are making a film to help others on Tyneside with the condition.