Ramata After Surgery
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The road to Ramata’s smile

While Ghana offers some of Africa’s most beautiful landscapes, it also suffers from a lack of adequate infrastructure, health care services and economic opportunities, resulting in some of the world’s…

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Regional Team Sabrina Ghiddi
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The extra mile

Before Sabrina Ghiddi became involved with Operation Smile’s work in Ghana as a nonmedical volunteer in 2013, she didn’t know that the organization existed. However, the Italian transplant did know…

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Dr. Opoku-Ware Ampomah prepares for surgery
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A pioneer’s impact

Dr. Opoku Ampomah walks side by side with his patient, 17-year-old Faustina, down the corridor that leads to the operating rooms at Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua, Ghana. It’s the…

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Nurse Funeka Cele with child Babolo
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The one who is needed

Editor’s Note: The following story is the first-person account of guest blogger Sean Robson, Operation Smile South Africa Communications Coordinator, as he and photographer Zute Lightfoot accompanied Operation Smile vounteer…

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