Mission Reports

Belgian Operation Hernia Team’s Visit: March 3 – March 10, 2018

Belgian Operation Hernia Team’s Visit: March 3 – March 10, 2018

A Belgian surgical team, consisting of four surgeons (Casper Sommeling, Veronique De Moor, Konstantinos Kothonidis and Marie-Thérèse Marechal) and two residents (Jasper Van Herck and Liesbeth van Bergen) visited Ghana...

Dutch Teams, Missions to Ghana January 2018

Dutch Teams, Missions to Ghana January 2018

Operation Hernia Mission to Keta & Takoradi, Ghana, January 6 – 14, 2018 The 9th Dutch Operation Hernia mission was undertaken in January 2018. This year, the Dutch team, consisting...

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...

Local village kids

Volunteer Teams 2005-2017

Operation Hernia Volunteer Teams: 2005-2017 Operation Hernia has sent surgical teams to a variety of sites over the last 12 years as shown below. The primary nationality of each team...

Upcoming 2018 Missions

Upcoming 2018 Missions Please browse this page to view the opportunities available to Operation Hernia volunteers.  If you are interested in joining any of the missions please contact Chris Oppong...

Operation Hernia Team in Ho

Operation Hernia Mission to Ho, Ghana – October 2016

Operation Hernia Mission to Ho, Ghana – October 2016 Operation Hernia thanks the clinical and administrative staff at the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho, Ghana for an excellent week of...

Prof Akoh, Dr Debra and the hospital staff

Hernia Training Workshop at Cape Coast Teaching Hospital Ghana 17-21 October 2016

Hernia Training Workshop at Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, Ghana, 17-21 October 2016 Itinerary I arrived Accra on 15 October, spent the night at the Baptist Guest House and was driven...

The Opertaion Hernia Team in Takoradi

OCTOBER 2016 TAKORADI GHANA

OPERATION HERNIA MISSION: OCTOBER 2016 TAKORADI, GHANA TEAM LEADER – MR SHINA FAWOLE (CONSULTANT SURGEON) TEAM MEMBERS – MR CHRIS MACKLIN (CONSULTANT SURGEON), MS HANNAH WELBOURN (CONSULTANT SURGEON), MELANIE PRECIOUS...