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U.S. AND CANADA
COLLEGE GRAD KAYAKS FOR SAFE SURGERY
UNITED STATES
Awareness: Until We Heal ambassador Ryan Caruso embarked on a three-month journey to kayak the coastline from the U.S. states of Texas to Florida and advocate for greater worldwide access to safe surgical care.
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VIRGINIA HOUSE REP SIGNS THE PLEDGE
UNITED STATES
Government Engagement: U.S. House Representative Scott William Taylor stood up for worldwide access to safe surgery by signing the Until We Heal pledge.
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Latin America
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS SHOW SUPPORT
HONDURAS
Awareness:In a show of support for the Until We Heal movement, student volunteers from Operation Smile Honduras signed a giant pledge and gifted it to Operation Smile Co-Founders Bill and Kathy Magee.
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HONDURAN DOCTOR SIGNS THE PLEDGE
HONDURAS
Government Engagement: Dr. Rina Rosario Brizzio de Oliva stood up for access to safe surgery in her country by signing the Until We Heal pledge.
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PARAGUAY VP SIGNS THE PLEDGE
PARAGUAY
Government Engagement: The Vice President of Paraguay Juan Eudes Afara Maciel stood up for access to safe surgery in his country by signing the Until We Heal pledge.
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HONDURAS FIRST LADY SIGNS THE PLEDGE
HONDURAS
Government Engagement:The First Lady of Honduras Ana Garcia Carias de Hernandez stood up for access to safe surgery in her country by signing the Until We Heal pledge.
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AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST
CREATING ACCESS & OPPORTUNITY FOR PATIENTS
MADAGASCAR
Patient Advocacy: Operation Smile Madagascar is committed to creating access to cleft care for Malagasy patients.
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STRENGTHENING RWANDA’S HEALTH SYSTEM
RWANDA
National Medical Programs: Operation Smile continues its partnership with the University of Rwanda to hosting surgical training rotations. The rotations aim to add more plastic surgeons and anesthesia professionals to nation’s health system.
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TRAINING ETHIOPIAN SURGEONS
ETHIOPIA
National Medical Programs: In Ethiopia, Operation Smile is helping to strengthen the country's health system through specialized training and education programs while continuing to provide patients with world-class levels of surgical care.
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J&J EMPLOYEES VOLUNTEER IN MOROCCO
MOROCCO
National Medical Programs: A team of employees from longtime Operation Smile supporter Johnson & Johnson volunteered at an Operation Smile medical mission to Laayoune, Morocco, recently.
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DRC MINISTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH SIGNS THE PLEDGE
CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
Government Engagement: The Minister of Public Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga stood up for access to safe surgery in his country by signing the Until We Heal pledge.
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Europe
STUDENTS' EXHIBIT FRAMES UNTIL WE HEAL CAUSE 
ITALY
Awareness: The Picture a Smile photography exhibit may have been on view in Rome but the photos there transported guests to Madagascar and beyond, offering an intimate look at how Operation Smile patients overcame various barriers to care.
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SACT OF NATO SIGNS THE PLEDGE
FRANCE
Government Engagement: Supreme Allied Commander Transformation of NATO General Denis Mercier stood up for worldwide access to safe surgery by signing the Until We Heal pledge.
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ASIA PACIFIC
PILOT RECRUITMENT PUSH HELPS MANY
INDIA
Awareness: A grassroots patient-recruitment effort in West Bengal provided more than 300 initial health screenings and 170-plus surgeries, Operation Smile Program Officer Joey Feduniewicz said.
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PHILIPPINES VP SIGNS THE PLEDGE
PHILIPPINES
Government Engagement: During her visit to the Cebu site of Operation Smile’s 35th anniversary medical missions, Philippines Vice President Maria Leonor "Leni" Santo Tomas Robredo stood up for access to safe surgery in her country by signing the Until We Heal pledge.
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