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Planning is ON!

Announcing a new location for WOGO is always exciting. Sharing our next TWO locations made us very proud. It means that WOGO is growing up and able to plan further ahead which is great for everyone. Planning for a medical mission trip takes many tiny steps and several large ones. Our beginning steps include picking […]

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Exclusive Shirts Available!

Available for a limited time, get your own “The Beard” shirt to celebrate Dr. Jan Kriska’s run in the 1,000 mile Iditasport Impossible in Alaska this February. Skiers, bikers, and runners compete head-to-head on the same course in February. Iditasport’s goal is to promote health & wellness through human-powered events. Dr. Kriska will be running through snowy […]

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WOGO Doctor to Run 1000 Mile “Iditasport Impossible” Alaskan Race

NEWS RELEASE January 23, 2017 WOGO Doctor to Run 1000 Mile “Iditasport Impossible” Alaskan Race ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – January 23, 2017 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO) team member, Dr. Jan Kriska will compete as a runner in the 1000 Mile Iditasport Impossible Big Lake to McGrath to Nome, February 19, 2017. Dr. Kriska is […]

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Wishing you many blessings in 2017

We consider you to be one of ours! As we step into this new year, we wanted to thank you for all of the support you provide to WOGO, by following our adventures, attending our events, and your generous donations. We had a busy and exciting 2016. We: Completed the first-ever joint replacement surgeries in […]

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WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Pledges to return to DRC to continue their mission of restoring mobility through life-altering joint replacement surgeries— ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – November 18, 2016 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage […]

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Join us for #GivingTuesday 11.29.16

“Sharing the holiday with other people, and feeling that you’re giving of yourself, gets you past all the commercialism.”      – Caroline Kennedy   We invite you to join the WOGO team in participating in 2016’s #GivingTuesday in support of our efforts to restore mobility in developing nations, and return to the Democratic Republic […]

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Caring for Congo

This weekend Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) was honored by the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, at their annual Caring for Congo Gala, for our work this past summer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The event was a wonderful celebration of all of the hard work that happened in the Congo in 2016 and the […]

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Memories and Moments

Thinking about our trip to the Congo brings up all kinds of memories. Traffic. Massive traffic. People walking in the road and just crossing the street wherever they feel like it.  And these are main roads, 4 lanes full of traffic. Cars and trucks finding a break in the traffic floor it and take off. […]

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