Cleft Lip & Palate Project (CLIPP)

Project Cleft Lip & Palate Project (CLIPP)
Objectives

• Improve the ability to eat, speak, hear and breathe, as well as restore the appearance of 50 targeted beneciaries. • Increase capacity of DCH surgical sta in cleft lip & palate technical skills and knowledge.

Project Partners Dhaka Community Hospital (DCH)
Activities

Reconstructive surgeries for congenital facial deformities • Teaching session by MERCY Malaysia surgical team to DCH medical and nursing sta about cleft lip and palate

Locations Dhaka Community Hospital (DCH)
Period 3rd to 9th September, 2015
Accomplishments

• 45 cleft lip and/or palate reconstructive surgeries • 5 post-operative ward rounds • 2 teaching sessions • 0 post-operative infections