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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.      Feb                      Team to Kamutur, Uganda                                       tba*

4.      23Feb-3Mar Spanish Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader – Bustos

5.      16-23 March Spanish Team to Pramso, Ghana. Leader – Navarrete

6.      Apr tba UK Team to       Bewal, Pakistan. Leader – Rehman*

7.      17-24 May UK Team to Gatundu, Kenya*

8.      June      Team to Mongolia*                                     tba

9.      June tba UK Team to Ventanilla, Peru. Leader – Chavez*

10.    Jul                       Team to Brazil*                              tba

11.    Sept tba Spanish Team to Kamuturu, Uganda. Leader – Fernandez*

12.    Nov tba Spanish Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader – Cires

13.    Nov tba N.Irish Team to Dodi Papaise, Ghana. Leader – Stanek

14.    Nov tba Slovenian Team toKorogwe, Tanzania. Leader – Gorjanc

15.    Nov tba Estonian Team to Pramso, Ghana. Leader – Teras

16.    Dec                      Team to Bangladesh                     tba*

17.    Dec                      Team to Kamutur, Uganda                         tba*