Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Month
Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness Month10/7/2018
Cleft Lip and Palate Awareness and Prevention Month, organized by Khoula hospital represented by the department of Plastic Reconstructive & Craniofacial Surgery, was launched yesterday Monday with the presence of Dr. Hamad Al Kindi, , Assistant Director-General for Medical Affairs at the outpatients clinics building.
The opening included lectures on the types and treatment of children with CLP in addition to the role of dentist in the treatment cases of CLP.
The event further held an exhibition that contained presentation and awareness pamphlets.
It is worth to mention that July is assigned Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month worldwide, to raise awareness and improve understanding of birth defects of the head and face. On the national level, Khoula hospital is organizing activities and conducting visits to the different Governorates’ hospitals.