‘Give A Smile’

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photo (c): The Manila Times

By The Manila Times

Every three minutes, a child with a cleft and lip palate is born. In the Philippines, one in 500 children born has a cleft and lip palate condition, a gap in the mouth that did not close during the early stages of pregnancy.

Every year, about 4,500 Filipino babies are born with this condition.

Operation Smile Philippines has helped change the lives of many children born with this condition since 1982.

Health, wellness and beauty retailer Watsons Philippines has been a partner of Operation Smile Philippines (OSP) for the past nine years and has helped transform the lives of 1,986 patients. This year, as part of its mission to “Look Good, Do Good, Feel Great,” Watsons teams up with OSP again to bring perfect smiles to children affected by cleft and palate.

 

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