KENYA: Free Cleft Lip Operations

Metropolitan Hospital in Nairobi is now offering free surgery for people with cleft lips and /or palate.

1. ELIGIBILITY: The surgery is absolutely free for people below 50 years. The offer shall not be extended to any other illness apart from cleft lip and/or palate.

2. BOOKING Monday to Friday at the hospital between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. Telephone bookings are allowed. The surgery will be done on first come first served basis. Food and accommodation are only free for the patients.

3. PARTNERSHIP: The programme is partially and officially funded by SMILE TRAIN, an international children,s charity, and Metropolitan Hospital Nairobi.

Please, if you find/know anyone who has a cleft lip and/or palate deformity; send him/her to the hospital for review through this contact: CUSTOMER CARE DEPARTMENT, METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL, TEL. 020 781730/3, CDMA: 020 2020263; E-Mail:

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