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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 Team to Farafenni, Gambia. Leader - Satorras

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

5.       Apr 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 tba Welsh Team to Luwero, Uganda. Leader - Brown

11.    Aug24-Sept1 Spanish Team to Ganta City, Liberia. Leader – Cires

12.    Sept28-Oct13 Spanish Team to Tacna, Peru. Leader - Ramirez

13.    Oct 22-26 Singapore Team to Phnom Penh. Leader – Ng

14.    Oct 2-15 Spanish Team to Africa tba, Kenya. Leader - Navarrete

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

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

17.    Nov tba Team to Africa tba, Leader – Benedik

18.    Nov 17-24 Team to Kamuturu, Uganda. Leader – McCue

19.    Nov tba UK Team to Carpenter, Ghana

20.    Nov tba German Team to Ganta City, Liberia. Leader – Meyer

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

*= Vacancies