By Dr Seidu Bello, Executive Director, CFDF. All the hospitals in Nigeria are built and operated by either government or private individuals. Definitely, enormous success has been recorded over the years in the healthcare sector but there are a lot of gaps to be filled. One of such area is specialist care including craniofacial surgery […]

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. By Dr Seidu Bello (Executive Director, CFDF) It is often said ” If we approach an issue the same way, we will always get the same result” Let’s approach the care of the less privileged patients with facial deformity diseases from an unconventional perspective. Proposed Abuja Craniofacial hospital for the needy is located at […]

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The ConceptThe founder of CLEFT & FACIAL DEFORMITY FOUNDATION (CFDF), Dr Seidu Bello had this long term belief that provision of an hospital with specific emphasis on indigent patients with head and neck diseases, is possible and practicable. My belief was reinforced in 2013 when I visited India and discovered that Sri Ramachandra Hospital located […]

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 “Ankylosis” is the term used to describe fusion and subsequent rigidity of the joints, which can occur in several different parts of the body, including the ankle, elbow, knee, shoulder, finger, or jawbone. The joint responsible for opening and closing of the mouth is called Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). They are two joints on the 2 […]

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What a mom-to-be puts on her skin, eats, and smokes affects her baby. There are more than 4,000 different kinds of birth defects, ranging from minor ones that need no treatment to serious ones that cause disabilities or require medical or surgical treatment. If a baby is born with a part of the body that […]

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