Browse this page to view the Opportunities available to Volunteers

Hernia International  organises 20-25 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.      Feb tba UK Team to Harare, Zimbabwe. Leader – Rosin

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

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

4.      Apr 14-21 UK Team to Eruwa, Nigeria*

5.      June/July – Team to Tacna, Peru*

6.      July tba Team to João Pessoa, Brazil*

7.      July/August Team to Ventanilla, Peru*

8.      July28-Aug3 Aus Team to Dangbo, Benin. Leader – Gribble*

9.      Sept tba UK Team to Luwero, Uganda. Leader - Brown

10.   Sept/Oct Spanish Team to Sedhiou, Senegal

11.   Sept/Oct Team to Calceta, Ecuador*

12.   Oct/Nov Team to Mbuya Dorcas, Harare, Zimbabwe*

13.   Oct 2-9 Singapore Team to Phnom Penh. Leader – Ng

14.   Oct/Nov Team to Assam, India. Leader – Cross*

15.   Oct/Nov Team to Farafenni, Gambia*

16.   Nov tba UK Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader – Stanek*

17.   Nov tba UK Team to Carpenter, Ghana

18.   Team to Chittagong, Bangladesh tba*

19.   Two Teams to Ganta City, Liberia. tba*

20.   Two Teams to Gatundu, Kenya. tba* 

*= Vacancies