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In Brief: Facial deformity surgeries

Operation Smile is

conducting its 13th medical mission in Cambodia from Monday to Friday,

providing free surgery to 125 people with cleft palates and other

facial deformities at Phnom Penh's Cambodia-Russia Friendship Hospital.

The mission includes 144 volunteer physicians from India, the

Philippines, Vietnam, the United States and England, according to Mok

Theavy, program director of Operation Smile Cambodia. Since 2002, the

group has provided more than 1,450 Cambodians with corrective

surgeries, he said. The group plans to provide a mission on May 2 to 8

in Kampong Cham, he added.



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