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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, 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

*Vacancies

1.      25Jan-2Feb Spanish Team to Ganta City, Liberia. Leader – Ramirez

2.      23Feb-3Mar Spanish Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader – Bustos  

3.      16-23 March Spanish Team to Kamutur, Uganda. Leader – Navarrete

4.      24-31 March UK Team to Bewal, Pakistan. Leader – Rehman*

5.      17-24 May UK Team to Gatundu, Kenya

6.      23Jun-7Jul US/UK Team to Mongolia. Leader - Reed                                    

7.      8-22 June UK-Spanish Team to Ventanilla, Peru. Leader – Chavez

8.      4-11 August UK-Aus Team to Brazil Leader – Robert

9.      6-13 Sept N.Irish Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader – Stanek                                         

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

11.    1-9 Nov Spanish Team to Gatundu, Kenya. Leader – Cires

12.    11-17 Nov Austrian Team to Korogwe, Tanzania. Leader – Gorjanc

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

14.    Dec tba Team to Bangladesh*                  

15.    Dec tba Spanish Team to Kamutur, Uganda. Leader - Ramírez                           

*Vacancies