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Summer Newsletter 2021

Our summer newsletter is here! Read about our summer matched funding campaign, our new Patron Lemn Sissay and cheer on our challenge team

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Author: Rose Edwards

Stories from our Cleft Programme

A film about families who had travelled from remote areas of Ethiopia to access treatment for cleft lip and palate. This is our first ever film about our cleft programme, filmed in February 2020

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Author: Rose Edwards

Official 2020 Complex Surgical Programme Film

We have released our official film from our 2020 Complex Surgical Programme in Ethiopia - Sifan and Tirusew's story

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Author: Rose Edwards

Our Impact

9,500

Ethiopian health and social workers trained in cleft management  

1,100

Patients with cleft lip and palate treated last year 

8,000

Patients treated in Ethiopia with cleft or complex facial conditions since 2001

Latest news

  • Spotlight on Noma

    As part of our Complex Surgical Mission we treat patients who have very severe cases of facial disfigurement – some of these include Noma, large facial tumours known as Ameloblastomas, Trismus (Lockjaw) and abnormal bone tissue growths such as Cherubism. Read more

  • Spotlight on Ameloblastoma

    As part of our Complex Surgical Mission we treat patients who have very severe cases of facial disfigurement – some of these include Noma, large facial tumours known as Ameloblastomas, Trismus (Lockjaw) and abnormal bone tissue growths such as Cherubism. Read more

  • Spotlight on Trismus

    As part of our Complex Surgical Mission we treat patients who have very severe cases of facial disfigurement – some of these include Noma, large facial tumours known as Ameloblastomas, Trismus (Lockjaw) and abnormal bone tissue growths such as Cherubism. Read more

Upcoming events

  • International Head and Neck Webinar Series

    A series of lectures for medical professionals around the world in conjunction with UCL's Head and Neck Academic Centre Read more

  • The Great Ethiopian Run

    Take part in the Virtual Great Ethiopian Run for Project Harar! This year you can complete the 10 km wherever you are in the world. All participants will receive a medal (once they have completed the race!) and a T-shirt signed by gold medal Olympic athlete Haile Gebrselassie. Read more