Specialist hospital set to offer free cleft lip, palate surgery




Dalhatu Araf specialist hospital Lafia, said all it is set to offer free surgery for cleft lip and palate patients in the state and environs.


This was contained in statement signed by the acting of the hospitalm, Mrs.Namo Ruth Hankuri, and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia.
The statement said Dalhatu Araf specialist hospital Lafia will partner Good Smile and The Smile Train to offer the free surgery.


The Chief Medical Director of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Dr. Hassan Ikrama, said the surgery which is expected to be free of change is for all categories of people suffering from cleft lip and palate and will be taking place from Friday, December 4 to Sunday, 6, , at the main theater of the Hospital, as from 8am daily.

He said the free surgery was meant to put smile and restore confidence to the people living with cleft lip and palate in and environs.
The statement therefore, called on all affected persons to cease the to access the free surgery.

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