In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Smile Train Philippines, will be holding Cleft Con Philippines, a ground-breaking, first-of-its-kind conference by and for the global cleft community. The virtual conference will include a series of discussions from experts who will provide education materials, tips and guidance for parents and families who have children with clefts.
The world’s leading cleft organization will live stream recorded sessions with its local experts through Facebook, which will run until February 5, 2020 every Fridays from 4 to 5pm. Interested individuals may refer to the schedule below and follow the Smile Train Philippines Facebook page for updates: facebook.com/SmileTrainPhilippines
Oral Health and Orthodontics: January 15
With Dr. Janet Pandan, President, Association of Philippine Orthodontists and Dr. Mia Go, Pediatric Dentist
Surgery and Post-Op Care: January 22
With Dr. Bernard Tansipek, Plastic Surgeon and President, Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation of the Philippines, Inc.
Speech Therapy: January 29
With Teacher Naomi Sambo, Speech Language Pathologist and Teacher Elma Latayan Speech Language Pathologist
Well-Being: February 5
With Dr. Arsenio Alianan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology – Ateneo De Manila University and special guests: Cris Daryl Magallanes (Real Estate Professional) & Paul Marney Leobrer (Singer/Guitarist)
Hosted by Ms. Menchie Silvestre of Alagang Kapatid, TV5
You may catch the 1st episode on Feeding and Nutrition aired on January 8 below: