Free cleft lip, palate camp in Kohima

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 10/15/2018 12:25:37 PM IST

Oking Hospital and Research Clinic, Kohima has informed the general public that a team of “Smile Train Shija Cleft Project” led by Dr. Kh Palin, MS, MCh, FICS, consultant cosmetic surgeon, Shija Asian Cosmetic Centre will provide free treatment for cleft lip and cleft palate as part of its Smile Train Shija Cleft Project – Mission Nagaland, 35th Phase at Oking Hospital and Research Clinic, Kohima on October 23 and 24. 

The minimum age to undergo operation of Cleft Lip is 6 months, and for Cleft Palate, the patient should be at least 14 months old. Apart from free treatment, the project will also provide free medicine, hospital stays, and travel allowance up to a permissible limit. 

Oking Hospital and Research Clinic has appealed to politicians, teachers, health workers and social activists to spread awareness of the free treatment in their respective areas so that those suffering from cleft lip and palate can avail the free treatment.

The release added patients should register at Oking Hospital & Research Clinic, Kohima one or two days ahead of the operation for necessary examination. For further information, they may also call Oking Hospital, Kohima at 0370 2290080, 2290146 or 9436000494; or call Shija Asian Cosmetic Centre at 7629076763 or 9436235270.


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