Cleft lip and palate and other surgical needs


OGCDC has supported surgery for over 225 poor children with cleft lip and/or palate in the Department of Odonto-Stomatology, Hospital of Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy from 2010 until now.

After surgery, families are supported by OGCDC’s speech therapists with techniques for feeding and strategies to develop language, speech and communication through parent workshops.

The average surgical fee for repair of cleft lip and/or palate ranges from $180 to $320 USD (not including speech therapy, food and transportation, especially for very poor families).

Other surgeries and support:

Common physical birth defects in children, such as hydrocephalus, cataract and inguinal hernia can be treated effectively with operations.

OGCDC has supported 1,802 such cases. Fees differ with the type of condition or disease. OGCDC provides support not only for surgery but also for transportation and accommodation.

For more information please contact us at dcvn@ogcdc.org

If you live abroad and want to contribute to this program, please access our website www.ogcdc.org and the link to Donation.




Programs & Activities




WHAT WE DO:     FOLLOW US
◾ Heart Surgery Program
◾ Cleft Lip and Palate Program
◾ Early Intervention Program
◾ Special Education
◾ Speech Therapy
◾ Hearing Aid Program
◾ Wheelchair Program
◾ Rehabilitation Program
◾ Farm for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
◾ Scholarship Program
◾ Charity Clinic for Genetic Counseling,
Preconception and Prenatal Care

◾ Healing the Wounding Heart (HWH) Shop
◾ Dental Care for Children with Disabilities
◾ Lotus Thrift Shop


Office of Genetics Counseling & Disabled Children (OGCDC) is a local nongovernment association and a charity registerd in Thua Thien-Hue Province, Vietnam with the number #####
Office located in Buiding C, 1st floor, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy,
06 Ngo Quyen St., Hue city, Viet Nam

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