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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 FROM 2ND COSECSA/OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING WORKSHOP, UGANDA MAY 28 – JUNE 3, 2017

REPORT FROM 2ND COSECSA/OPERATION HERNIA TRAINING WORKSHOP, UGANDA MAY 28 – JUNE 3, 2017

Introduction The second COSECSA /OPERATION HERNIA Training Workshop was successfully completed on June 3, 2017.  Nine Ugandan surgical residents were trained in mesh and non-mesh hernia repair (Shouldice) by a...

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...

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...

ASiT/Operation Hernia Shorland Hosking Fellowship 2017

ASiT/Operation Hernia Shorland Hosking Fellowship 2017

Monday 5th December 2016 In conjunction with the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) the trustees of Operation Hernia will be seeking applications for the 2017 Shorland Hosking Fellowship. This...

10th Anniversary Celebrations – Ghana October 2016

Friday 28th October 2016 GHANA CELEBRATION OF 10th ANNIVERSARY OF OPERATION HERNIA Introduction On 15th October 2016, Operation Hernia celebrated its 10th Anniversary at the city of its birth, Takoradi...

Operation Hernia 10th Anniversary Celebration

Operation Hernia 10th Anniversary Celebration. Wednesday 29th June 2016 Operation Hernia 10th Anniversary Celebration. Over 100 supporters of Operation Hernia gathered at a splendid Gala Evening held at the Holiday...

Operation Hernia and COSECSA

Operation Hernia and COSECSA

Tuesday 4th August 2015 The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) has recognised Operation Hernia as Surgical Trainers in Hernia Surgery. Operation Hernia will therefore be...

Operation Hernia Ghana Fellowship 2015

Operation Hernia Ghana Fellowship 2015

Monday 3rd August 2015 Dr Bukari has been selected for the 2015 Operation Hernia Ghana Fellowship Award. This provides an opportunity for him to join an Operation Hernia mission for...