By Taiwo Ajisebutu As customary for the operations of Cleft & Facial Deformity Foundation (CFDF), Saturday 31st July, 2021 has been slated for the review of patients seen and operated 2 months ago at FMC Keffi. It will be recalled that the operation was sponsored mainly by TY Danjuma Foundation. All the operated patients have […]

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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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The West African College of Surgeons held their 60th annual general meeting and scientific conference from 9th – 15th of February 2020, at Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. At the event, a member of Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation (CFDF), Nigeria, Olayemi Balogun presented an excellent lecture on SPEECH THERAPY IN COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT OF CLEFT […]

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Peace Bello Two members of staff from Cleft and Facial Deformity Foundation, Dr Osaro Eke and Nnena Obi were privileged to be among the 15 participants from multiple disciplines representing Smile Train partners across Nigeria and West-Africa sub-region. The workshop marks the 3rd edition of the “Train the Trainers” program CFDF is attending in line […]

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