Casablanca, Morocco Medical Mission
From November 26 through December 3, Operation Smile conducted an international orthognathic medical mission in Casablanca, Morocco. During the medical mission, 71 people received patient assessments and 37 received surgery.
Operation Smile has conducted medical programs in 36 cities across Morocco since 1998. In 2008, Operation Smile opened a care center in Casablanca, which provides ongoing medical and dental care to hundreds of children throughout the year.
Operation Smile's global volunteer network includes over 250 Moroccan medical professionals and dozens of non-medical volunteers who donate their time to care for patients in Morocco and around the world. Over the past 17 years, Operation Smile has provided free reconstructive surgery to more than 7,500 patients and provided dental care to more than 5,600 patients in Morocco with cleft lip, cleft palate, and other facial deformities.
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