Mission Reports

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...

Kosa Beach

Belgian Team Visit to Takoradi Ghana March 12–19 2016

Report of the Belgian Team Visit to Takoradi, Ghana March 12–19, 2016 After skipping our 2015 Mission because of the Ebola threat, in March 2016 a Belgian team, consisting of...

Mission to Ghana January 2016

Mission to Ghana January 2016

Report of Operation Hernia.nl’s Mission to Ghana, January 2016 Our recent missions to Keta and Sunyani in Ghana took place from 9 – 17 January 2016. They were heart-warming adventures...