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Suspension of all Missions Until Further Notice

March 7, 2020 TO ALL OPERATION HERNIA VOLUNTEERS Mr F C Oppong FRCS (Gen Surg) Consultant Surgeon University Hospital Plymouth NHS Trust Plymouth, UK. PL6 8DH E Mail: chrisoppong@gmail.com Dear...

Proposed dates for Operation Hernia Missions in 2020

Proposed dates for Operation Hernia Missions in 2020

OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2020

OPERATION HERNIA – PROPOSED DATES FOR 2020

The dates for 2020 have been published, you will find them in 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...

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...

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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...