Donor Guido Schuermann (2nd right) and Recipient Zainab Alhassan (2nd left)

Operation Hernia Ghana Fellowship

Monday 3rd February 2014 Nalerigu Baptist Medical Center. Professor Guido Schuermann has funded a Fellowship to train a registrar (Dr Zainab Alhassan) at Nalerigu Baptist Medical Center.

Qatar National Conference Centre

Harnessing People Power

Monday 16th December 2013 Doha, Qatar Operation Hernia team wins award at World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH). Go to:

Life-saving pulse oximetry

Life-saving pulse oximetry

Thursday 24th October 2013 Choibalsan, Mongolia Operation Hernia meets LifeBox in Choibalsan, Mongolia.

Andrew & Ravi

BBC interviews Operation Hernia

Thursday 5th September 2013 Go to: for BBC Interview with Andrew & Ravi

Festival Medical Services at Glastonbury

Big Donation

Wednesday 4th September 2013 £5000 donation from Festival Medical Services will buy 1000 operation packs for 2014 missions, facilitated by Paul Sutton.

Team photo

Swiss team visits Okpoga

Thursday 22nd August 2013 Okpoga, Nigeria Huge success for Swiss all-female surgical team in Okpoga, Nigeria: 139 patients operated in 10 day mission.

Bowel resection for strangulated hernia

Magdi saves a life

Tuesday 4th June 2013 Carpenter, Ghana Late at night, a man near to death from strangulated hernia received an operation from Magdi to save his life.

Preparing for anaesthesia

Children targeted

Sunday 2nd June 2013 Phnom Penh, Cambodia 70 children receive surgery in Hebron International Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

The cheque presentation

Plymouth Nuffield Hospital Fundraiser

Wednesday 8th May 2013 Plymouth Staff at the Nuffield private hospital in Plymouth raised over £4000 to support Operation Hernia. The money was raised through a staff charity ball, which...

Sir Bobby Charlton with Martin Kurzer and Aali Sheen

Sir Bobby Charlton attends Hernia Dinner

Thursday 25th October 2012 Manchester £750 was raised for Operation Hernia at a Dinner attended by Sir Bobby Charlton for the British Hernia Society Annual meeting held at the Manchester...