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1 in 700 babies worldwide are born with a cleft lip and/or palate. Cleft treatment gives children the confidence they need to chase their dreams and be who they want to be.

Results Achieved since 2011

Surgeries Performed
Communities Reached
Caregivers Trained
We are a humanitarian aid organisation committed to improving the oral health and well-being of poor communities in Africa.

What We Do



We provide surgical and medical care for poor and underserved communities in Africa. Life-changing operations are performed at zero cost for patient and patient families.


We train local medical professionals and caregivers to strengthen the healthcare system by improving the skills and capacity of surgical teams and support services in local hospitals.


We network with the local people and communities to create discourse and working relationships for sustainable health security in Africa.

Oral Health Advocacy Initiative

A Pan African Health Organization
Oral Health Advocacy Initiative – OHAI is a Non-Governmental Organization headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria and registered with relevant ministries, agencies and departments in Nigeria and beyond. As a dynamic health organization, OHAI has worked in over 750 communities on health intervention projects especially in oral health-related challenges, using the methods of mobilization, communication, and awareness for preventive measures; as well as carrying out surgeries of cleft lip and palate.   


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Our Mission

We are advancing the cause of oral health delivery in Africa through advocacy, education, awareness, and treatment of orofacial diseases among the underserved in the community.

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5900 Balcones DR, Austin TX

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