PCMC Kids

During the course of our work we encounter children with profound facial clefts or deformities that are ill suited to a mission environment and/or who need to be under expert and ongoing care in a medical facility that can cater to their needs and the risks inherent in more heroic surgery.

To serve these children, Operation Restore Hope has forged a partnership with Dr Taps Gurango of the Mijares-Gurango Craniofacial Foundation operating out of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Manila with funding sourced by Operation Restore Hope.

 

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Giant CystEncephalocele

 

Operation Restore Hope has also started a NAM (naso-aveolar moulding) program at PCMC for children born with extremely wide clefts which could not be aesthetically or functionally closed by surgery without the intervention of orthodontia.

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 Wide Cleft, with NAM fitted & Post-Op