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Hernia International  organises 20+ Hernia missions annually. The countries we have worked in include: Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Benin, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Cambodia, Thailand, Moldova, & Ukraine. New sites may be added each year. Missions are usually organised about 9-12 months before departure, so please plan early and contact Professor Andrew Kingsnorth FRCS, (click here to send me an e-mail) for further details. Below are the Hernia missions provisionally planned for 2018:  Vacancies are shown with an asterisk*                           

Upcoming Missions 2019


1.      25Jan-2Feb Spanish Team to Ganta City, Liberia. Leader - Ramirez

2.      Feb23-Mar3 Spanish Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader - Bustos  

3.      16-23 March Spanish Team to Kamutur, Uganda. Leader - Navarrete

4.      24-31 March UK Team to Bewal, Pakistan. Leader - Rehman*

5.      17-24 May UK Team to Gatundu, Kenya*

6.      June      Team to Mongolia*                                    

7.      June tba UK Team to Ventanilla, Peru. Leader - Chavez

8.      July       Team to Brazil*                             

9.      Sept tba Spanish Team to Kamuturu, Uganda. Leader - Fernandez

10.    Nov tba Spanish Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader - Cires

11.    Nov tba N.Irish Team to Dodi Papaise, Ghana. Leader - Stanek

12.    Nov 11-17 Austrian-Slovenian Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader - Gorjanc

13.    Nov tba Estonian Team to Pramso, Ghana. Leader - Teras

14.    Dec        Team to Bangladesh*                  

15.    Dec tba Spanish Team to Kamutur, Uganda. Leader - Ramírez