OPERATION HERNIA – WHO WE ARE:
Our Mission Statement: “Operation Hernia is committed to providing high quality surgery at minimal costs to patients that otherwise would not receive it.”
Operation Hernia (OH) is an independent not-for-profit organisation that provides professional and educational opportunities to surgeons and surgical trainees in the repair of long-standing groin hernias at rural hospitals in the developing world. We are a registered charity (Charity Commission No: 1138936) and also a limited company (Company Registration No: 07414038).
Operation Hernia was started in 2005 from Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, England, via that city’s official cultural link with Takoradi, Ghana.
TRUSTEES and DIRECTORS of OPERATION HERNIA
Mr Chris Oppong is the Chair of Operation Hernia and its Board of Directors:
The following are members of the Board of Trustees and also Company Directors of Operation Hernia:
Hedley Hunter (Treasurer)
Biographical details of the trustees are shown in the sections marked TRUSTEES.