operation hernia - who we are

Mission Statement: "Operation Hernia is committed to providing high quality surgery at minimal costs to patients that otherwise would not receive it."

Operation Hernia's current focus is missions to Ghana and Rwanda. Pictured are villagers in Ghana.
Operation Hernia's current focus is missions to Ghana and Rwanda. Pictured are villagers in Ghana.

INTRODUCTION

Operation Hernia (OH) is an independent not-for-profit organization that provides professional and educational opportunities to surgeons and surgical trainees in the repair of long-standing groin hernias at rural hospitals in the developing world. Charity Commission No: 1138936, Company Registration No: 7414038

Operation Hernia was initiated in 2005 from Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, England, via that city’s official cultural link with Takoradi, Ghana.

Teaching mesh repair of inguinal hernia
Teaching mesh repair of inguinal hernia
Inguinal hernia repair
Inguinal hernia repair

TRUSTEES and DIRECTORS of OPERATION HERNIA

Chris Oppong is the Chair of Operation Hernia and its Board of Directors

chris.oppong@operationhernia.org.uk

The following are members of the Board of Trustees and also Company Directors of Operation Hernia:

Brian Dixon

Roger Watkins

Steph Williams

Raj Dhumale

Julie Green

Ray King

Biographical details of the Trustees are shown in the sections marked TRUSTEES.

 

 

Hernia Surgery
Hernia Surgery