For centuries, this was the decisive stamp on the destinies of thousands of children born with cleft and craniofacial deformities.
INGA Health Foundation selected to disagree.
INGA Health Foundation resolved to do what nobody had attempted. It attempted to treat these children (cleft lip and palate, maxillofacial and craniofacial disorders).
The irst in the country to address the challenging space of craniofacial deformity.
And return hundreds of children to a happy existence.
All driven by just two words. ‘It’s possible!’
Marked by an opening in the upper lip that may extend into the nose. The opening may be on one side, both sides, or in the middle. Roof of the mouth contains an opening into the nose.
Can result in feeding, speech, hearing, and ear problems leading to other disorders.
Cleft lips affect 1-2%of 1,000 births in the developed world. The commonest birth defect within the head and neck area, it affects one in every 600 births in India.
Refers to diseases of the mouth, jaws and related structures (salivary glands, temporomandibular joints, facial muscles and perioral skin).
Prone to a variety of medical and surgical disorders.
Affects the size of the skull, structure of face and organs like nose, ears and eyes.
Occurs in one of every 2000 born in India. Nearly 15,000 children are identified with this ailment each year.