Diagnosis and Management of Cleft Lip and Palate by Primary Health Care Workers 1

Cleft lip and palate are the most common congenital craniofacial abnormalities. Patients with this birth defect often have numerous health care needs, including feeding difficulties, chronic ear infections, dental and speech problems. In Sub-Saharan Africa three out of every four deliveries take place at the primary level of health care. Primary health care… CONTINUE READING