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Executive Director Gareth Davies has just returned from the 76th Congress of the American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association in Arizona where he was showcasing some of ECO’s projects. In particular he presented papers on two Erasmus + funded grant programmes, the first developing training in the early care of babies born with clefts and the second, a programme developing training for surgeons and cleft team members helping them understand expectations of surgery in children and older patients. You can read more about these here.   He has also been involved in presenting a paper on the development global programme standards for the delivery of cleft care in his role as coordinator of the World Cleft Coalition. You can download the standards here. Finally as Vice Chair of COST Action European Cleft and Craniofacial Initiative for Equality in Care (ECCE) he updated the congress on the progress of this project which is assessing access to cleft care across the Action’s 26 countries in Europe and will make recommendations for future ways of ensuring equal access for all. You can read more about this on the Action’s website http://ecce.nu/

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