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Operation Smile

Name of the event : Operation Smile

Club : Adventure Club

Date andTime : 20th November to 25th November 2022

Cultural coordinator : Mrs. Kampa Belliappa

Student coordinator: Mukund Krishna K,  Sanjana Sarakshi

No. of Volunteers : 45

Event Description :

To provide the medical aid and necessary surgery to children and adults with Cleft lips and Palates the camp was conducted in Yashomati Hospital Marathahalli, Bangalore from 20th November to 25th November, 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 84 successful surgeries by the end of the camp. The volunteers received certificates and they cherished the experience of serving the community.