Mission Reports

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...

Surgical trainees with Mr Chris Oppong and other faculty members

TRAINING OF 14 SURGICAL RESIDENTS IN RWANDA, MARCH 2017

A Multinational Operation Hernia Team, led by Mr Chris Oppong, Consultant Surgeon and Chairman of Operation Hernia, have just returned from Rwanda. The course faculty drawn from the UK, Germany...

Upcoming 2017 Missions

Upcoming 2017 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...

The team prepare to set off from Accra on the journey to Takoradi

Operation Hernia Report: November 2015 Mission to Takoradi Ghana

Operation Hernia Report: November 2015 Mission to Takoradi, Ghana. On the 21st November our team of six began our journey to Ghana. We comprised two consultant surgeons, Shina Fawole and...

REPORT FROM HO MISSION NOVEMBER 14-21 2015

REPORT FROM HO MISSION NOVEMBER 14-21 2015

Missions REPORT FROM HO MISSION NOVEMBER 14-21, 2015 This was the third Operation Hernia mission to Ho Hospital. The first mission was in 2012. The team comprised the following members:...