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

2.       Mar 12-20 UK Team to Harare, Zimbabwe. Leader – Rosin

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

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

5.       Apr/May tba UK Team to Nchisi, Malawi. Leader – Kausar

6.       Apr 20-29 Spanish Team to Ghanta, Liberia. Leader – Ramirez

7.       June tba – Team to Ventanilla, Peru*

8.       July tba Team to João Pessoa, Brazil*

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

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

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

12.    Sept/Oct tba Spanish Team to Ghanta, Liberia.

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

14.    Oct 2-15 Spanish Team to Gatundu, 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 UK Team to Carpenter, Ghana

18.    Nov tba German Team to Ghanta, Liberia. Leader - Meyer

19.    Team to Harare, Zimbabwe, tba*

20.    Team to Kamutur, Uganda, tba*

21.    Team to Chittagong, Bangladesh, tba*

22.    Team to Farafenni, Gambia. tba* 

*= Vacancies