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OPERATION HERNIA MISSION TO TAMIL NADU, INDIA – July 2017

A hernia camp was undertaken in July 2017 at the Bishop Walsh Memorial Hospital in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.  This was the first venture by Operation Hernia to this hospital,...

Prestigious award for Operation Hernia trainee

Prestigious award for Operation Hernia trainee

Dr Lydia Nanjula from Uganda who undertook the Operation Hernia training workshop in 2017 at St Francis Hospital, Nsambya, recently presented a paper entitled “competence-based training – the hernioplasty prototype”....

Belgian Operation Hernia Team’s Visit: March 3 – March 10, 2018

A Belgian surgical team, consisting of four surgeons (Casper Sommeling, Veronique De Moor, Konstantinos Kothonidis and Marie-Thérèse Marechal) and two residents (Jasper Van Herck and Liesbeth van Bergen) visited Ghana...

2018 Operation Hernia/ASiT Shorland Hosking Award

2018 Operation Hernia/ASiT Shorland Hosking Award

Jonathan Evans, a year 7 Specialist Surgical Registrar with an interest in colo-rectal surgery and currently working in the West Midlands Deanery, has been awarded this year’s Shorland Hosking Fellowship. ...

Dutch Teams, Missions to Ghana January 2018

Dutch Teams, Missions to Ghana January 2018

Operation Hernia Mission to Keta & Takoradi, Ghana, January 6 – 14, 2018 The 9th Dutch Operation Hernia mission was undertaken in January 2018. This year, the Dutch team, consisting...

FUNDRAISING QUIZ NIGHT – June 2018

FUNDRAISING QUIZ NIGHT – June 2018

On the evening of 16th June 2018  the Inner Wheel  Club of Roborough hosted a Quiz Night at a local community centre in Plymouth and raised £600 for Operation Hernia. ...

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 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...