A charitable fundraising organisation for craniofacial treatment, research and care, based at the Women's and Children's Hospital in South Australia. Provides support for patient care, education and research to benefit people with craniofacial abnormalities or injuries. Funds raised go towards medical equipment, causes and prevention of facial deformities and injuries, development of new techniques and treatments, and financial assistance to families and carers of people in need of surgery and treatment. There are overseas outreach clinics to provide surgery and treatment to overseas patients who may not otherwise receive medical treatment.
National Library of Australia. Australian Cranio-Maxillo Facial Foundation, author. Annual report. Also available online. Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card.
The Smile Foundation of Bali Yayasan Senyum Bali is a non profit organisation in Bali that helps people with craniofacial disabilities obtain health care. Senyum means smile and yayasan means foundation or institut in Indonsian. The Smile Foundation facilitates operations for cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial deformities, due to birth defects, accidents or tumors.
Since its inception, the Australian Craniofacial Unit has dealt with many types of craniofacial deformities and injuries including cleft palettes and lips, large tumours and cancerous growths, burns and facial injuries due to road accidents. Over 10, patients have benefited from the work of the Australian Craniofacial Unit and the Institute of Craniofacial Studies and one of them is Mariam. Mariam is a bright little 5yr old with a rare condition called "Treacher Collins Syndrome. Mariam can not breathe by herself and has a tracheostomy tube.