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Hernia International  organises 15-20 Hernia missions annually. The countries we have worked in include: Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Benin, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Senegal, 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 2017:                             

Upcoming Missions 2017 

1.      Jan 6-18 German Team to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Leader – Meyer

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

3.      April 22-30 Team to Dangbo, Benin. Leader – Moller

4.      April 17-20 UK Team to Harere, Zimbabwe. Leader – Rosin

5.      May 14-21 UK Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader – Stanek

6.      June 19-30 Team to Tacna, Peru. Leader – Moran

7.      Jul 22-30 UK Team to Monrovia, Liberia. Leader - Light

8.      Jul 23-30 Team to Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Leader - Baskara

9.      Jul31-Aug11 Team to Ventanilla, Peru. Leader – Cires

10.   Aug 5-12 Singapoer Team to Chittagong. Leader – Ng

11.   Sept 4-14 Spanish Team to Sedhiou, Senegal. Leader – Butron

12.   Sept tba UK Team to Luwero, Uganda. Leader – Brown

13.   Sept tba Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader – Teras

14.   Sept 17-30 Spanish Team to Monrovia, Liberia. Leader – Fernandes

15.   Sept30-Oct7 Spanish Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader - Pardo

16.   Oct 2-12 Team to Calceta, Ecuador. Leader – Ramirez

17.   Oct 1-8 Aus Team to Assam, India. Leader – Jayasundera

18.   Oct tba Spanish Team to Sodo, Ethiopia. Leader – Navarrete

19.   Oct28-Nov3 Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader – Pickering

20.   Oct28-Nov4 Italian Team to Camillians, Benin. Leader - Campanelli

21.   Nov 15-22 Team to Farafenni, Gambia. Leader - Mitteregger

22.   Nov tba  UK Team to Carpenter, Ghana. Leader – Hicks

23.   Nov 19-28 Team to Chittagong, Bangladesh. Leader - Leckman

24.   Nov 11-19 Slovenian Team to Monrovia, Liberia. Leader – Gorjanc

25.   Nov tba Swiss Team to Korogwe, Tanzania.  Leader - Wentkowski

26.   Nov 19-25 Team to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Leader - Robert

27.   Dec 1-10 Team to Sodo, Ethiopia, Leader - Butron

*= Vacancies