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Panama

1991
First medical mission in Panama

Since 1991, Operation Smile has conducted medical programs in six cities throughout the country. Operation Smile's global volunteer network includes over 120 Panamanian medical professionals, as well as hundreds of non-medical professionals, who donate their time in Panama and around the world. Over the past 24 years, Operation Smile has provided surgical care to more than 3,100 children in Panama with cleft lip, cleft palate, and other facial deformities.

At a glance

Population: 
3,608,431
Area: 
75,420 sq km
Capital: 
Panama City

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