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Facing Africa is proud to present the following video lectures which were filmed during our latest surgical mission in October 2014 at MCM hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. These video tutorials  were designed by our dedicated team of surgeons, anesthetists and nurses to  assist medical professionals treating complex facial NOMA deformities worldwide and provide detailed instructions for NOMA anaesthesia and surgery.

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