ABOUT THE TRAINING
The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) in Partnership with Smile Train and the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) have developed a Post-Fellowship Curriculum in Cleft Care with an aim of Improving the skills of surgeons in the comprehensive management of Cleft Lip and Palate and associated problems.
A nine (9) month long course at an accredited training site with the objective of: –
- Improving knowledge & understanding of the embryologic & anatomic basis of cleft lip & palate surgery.
- Strengthening the impact & understanding of multidisciplinary team care for cleft lip & palate.
- Providing hands on surgical training in primary & secondary repair of cleft lip & palate, as well as alveolar
- Developing & advancing research in cleft lip & palate & provide a regional research platform.