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TaiwanIHA partners with AMDA for Indonesia cleft lip and palate clinic (May 2015)

Update:   2015/12/30

From May 27 to 31, Taiwan International Health Action (TaiwanIHA) cooperated with the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA) to conduct a cleft lip and palate clinic in Parepare, Indonesia.
Taiwan’s medical mission team included professionals from the Noordhoff Cranialfacial Foundation and Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. The team offered free cleft lip and palate surgeries at RSUD Andi Makkasau ParePare Hospital, with a total of 29 surgeries performed. Other services included pre-operational evaluation of patients, post-operation follow-ups and health education about wound care. The team shared Taiwan’s techniques for cleft lip and palate treatment with local health care personnel.