Charity

This year we’re supporting facing the world!

They are a UK registered medical charity creating sustainable solutions for children in developing countries who have severe craniofacial defects. They do this by training local surgical teams, providing multidisciplinary surgical treatment, and donating necessary equipment.

Their goal for the Next 5 Years

Establish a series of craniofacial centres in Vietnam

Train a further 140 doctors

Sponsor training missions to hospitals across Vietnam

Perform 40,000 life-changing operations

Their Milestone Achievements

Partnerships with leading centres in UK, Canada and USA

80 fellowship visits undertaken by Vietnamese medical specialists completed and 140 fellowship site visits in active planning

InTouch Health telemedicine donated to all partner Vietnamese hospitals

Opening of Center for Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery at Hanoi 108 Military Central Hospital: true multidisciplinary care for patients

Donations of £2 million technology to partner hospitals to date

Vietnam President’s Medal for Friendship and UK Prime Minister’s Points of Light awarded to FTW CEO Katrin Kandel

Development of multidisciplinary approach to paediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery