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Operation Smile

Name of the event : Operation Smile Club 

Date and Time :   6th OCTOBER to 14th OCTOBER 2023

Cultural coordinator  : Mrs. Kampa Belliappa

Student coordinator  : Haritha S ( Head), Keerthi J( Sub Head)

No. of Volunteers: 46

Event Description :

To provide the medical aid and necessary surgery to children and adults with Cleft lips and Palates the camp was conducted in Kinder Hospital, Hobli, KR Puram, Bangalore from 6th October to 14th October, in association  with Operation Smile organization. This medical mission bought a multidisciplinary team of medical and non-medical professionals across India who had operated many children from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Volunteers of New Horizon college have played significant role in the mission held in Bangalore.

The students were assigned the task of translating in order to help the doctors and non-medical volunteers to understand the needs of patients, admin and operations tasks were also done to assist patients with medical records and perform other activities.

The students helped the team of Operation Smile in conducting 126 successful surgeries by the end of the camp. The volunteers received certificates and they cherished the experience of serving the community.