AS Watson Extends Love to Bring Smile to 6,500 Cleft Children in Partnership with Operation Smile

HONG KONG SAR Media OutReach 19 October 2023 – AS Watson, the world’s largest international health and beauty retailer, proudly announces the achievement of sponsoring 6,500 corrective surgeries for children with cleft conditions through its partnership with Operation Smile. This significant accomplishment highlights AS Watson’s commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of children in need. for more information.

About Operation Smile

Operation Smile is a global nonprofit specializing in expert cleft surgery and care. To improve the quality of life of those who have been left behind by under-resourced health systems, Operation Smile has provided free, life-changing surgical and dental care for more than 365,000 patients since 1982. By leveraging on over 40 years of experience in treating children with cleft conditions, and relying on a network of 6,000 medical volunteers, Operation Smile builds local capacity and improves the overall quality of health care by partnering with local hospitals to provide training, education, supplies and equipment. In celebrating our 40th anniversary, Operation Smile is marked the beginning of the Next Decade with an ambitious goal: increase access to quality care for 1 million patients.