News & Events
Friday 11th January 2013
Farafenni hospital (one of only 3 in Gambia) has had no surgeon for 3 years. Operation Hernia operated on children that had waited up to 5 years to have an inguinal hernia repair.
Thursday 29th November 2012
The people of this hospital will never forget your team for the good work, cordial working relationship and generosity we experienced from you within a short period of one week which we worked together. The community will ever remember the visit of 28th October – 3rd November, 2012, mostly the 123 patients you operated
Thursday 25th October 2012
£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 United football ground on October 11th.
Friday 12th October 2012
This was my 2nd visit to Thyolo as part of Operation Hernia following a successful trip last year. On this occasion I went on my own but I had the assistance of Francis, one of the clinical officers who was on the course last year. Eight new clinical officers from Thyolo and adjacent District Hospitals attended the course. They already had basic surgical skills and were providing the obstetric service under the supervision of the Senior Clinical Officer Steady Vinkhumbo.
Thursday 30th August 2012
Maciej Smietanski, assisted by Yaroslav Feleshtnysky and Tamaz Gvenetadze, lead a groundbreaking Operation Hernia mission to Mikulov Ukraine to teach advanced techniques in an under-resourced healthcare system