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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 2018

1.      Feb26-Mar2 Austrian Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader - Gorjanc

2.      Mar 9-18 Spanish Team to Shinyanga, Tanzania. Leader - Gay

3.      Mar 10-17 Spanish Team to Farafenni, Gambia. Leader - Satorras

4.      Apr 1-7 UK Team to Bewal, Pakistan. Leader - Rehman

5.      April 20-29 Spanish Team to Ganta City, Liberia. Leader - Ramirez

6.      May 5-12 UK Team to Kamuturu, Uganda. Leader - Kausar

7.      June 7-21 UK Team to Ventanilla, Peru. Leader - Chavez

8.      July 20-27 Team to João Pessoa, Brazil. Leader - Bowker

9.      July28-Aug3 Aus Team to Dangbo, Benin. Leader - Gribble

10.    Sept 1-15 Spanish Team to Mongolia. Leader - Navarrete

11.    Sept 14-24 Spanish Team to Kamuturu, Uganda. Leader - Fernandez

12.    Sept tba Welsh Team to Luwero, Uganda. Leader - Brown

13.    Sept28-Oct13 Spanish Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader - Ramirez

14.    Oct 15-21 Spanish Team to Pramso, Ghana. Leader - Navarrete

15.    Oct tba UK Team to Carpenter, Ghana. Leader - Hicks

16.    Nov 2-10 Spanish Team to Ganta City, Liberia. Leader - Cires

17.    Nov 3-11 Swiss Team to Dodi Papase, Ghana. Leader - Wentkowski

18.    Nov 10-17 Team to Farafenni, Gambia. Leader - Benedik

19.    Nov 11-17 UK team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader - Stanek

20.    Nov 12-19 Aus Team to Assam, India. Leader - Cross

21.    Nov 17-24 UK Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader - McCue

22.    Nov 20-28 US Team to Aligahr, India. Leader - Leckman

23.    Nov24-Dec2 German Team to Ganta City, Liberia. Leader - Meyer

24.    Dec 1-15 Spanish Team to Chittagong, Bangladesh. Leader - Butron + Team 

*= Vacancies