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OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA, November 2017

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA, November 2017

OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING IN TANZANIA NOV 13-17, 2017 Operation Hernia has completed another Hernia Training Workshop, this time  in Mwanza, Tanzania. This is the first Operation Hernia Training Workshop to...

REPORT OF OPERATION HERNIA MISSION TO BOTSWANA:  JULY 2017

REPORT OF OPERATION HERNIA MISSION TO BOTSWANA: JULY 2017

INTRODUCTION This is the first Operation Hernia mission to Botswana. The Operation Hernia team worked at Kanye Seventh Day Adventist Mission Hospital (KSDAH), a district hospital at Kanye. The Botswana...

Report of Operation Hernia Mission to Rwanda, March 2017

Report of Operation Hernia Mission to Rwanda, March 2017

Introduction The main event was a Hernia Course organised for the Surgical Registrars at the teaching Hospitals at Kigali, Rwanda. This was at the invitation of the Head of Surgery...

Dutch Operation Hernia Mission: 9 – 17 January 2017

Dutch Operation Hernia Mission: 9 – 17 January 2017

In January 2017, the 8th mission of the Dutch team of Operation Hernia took  place. This year a team of eight surgeons and eight residents went to the Ghanaian towns of...

Upcoming missions 2018

Upcoming missions 2018

The proposed dates for next year’s Operation Hernia Missions have now been published,  as shown below.    Any volunteers who wish to join a team should firstly contact Mr Chris Oppong, Chairman...

PROFESSOR GUIDO SCHURMANN (1956-2017)

PROFESSOR GUIDO SCHURMANN (1956-2017)

TRIBUTE TO PROFESSOR GUIDO SCHURMANN (1956-2017) Operation Hernia is mourning the painful loss of one of our long-time volunteer surgeons, an Operation Hernia Ambassador, Prof Guido Schurmann, 61.  He died unexpectedly on 24...