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WOGO and OpWalk USA 2018

This week is OpWalk USA week across the USA. WOGO is thrilled to be participating, led by WOGO Surgeon Dr. Amanda Marshall-Rodriguez. We are thrilled that South Texas Spine and Surgical Hospital are working with Dr. Marshall-Rodriguez this week.  While many of us may be lacing up our ski boots or sneakers and seizing the […]

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PRESS RELEASE – WOGO Continues Participation in the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

WOGO Continues Participation in the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Support Upcoming Medical Missions to Restore Mobility in Developing Nations  Roanoke, VA, October 12, 2018 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) is once again joining #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate […]

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#GivingTuesday

We’re looking forward to November 27th– this year’s #GivingTuesday. Stay tuned for our campaign plans and mark your calendar so you can make a difference this #GivingTuesday in support of WOGO’s future medical missions. This year, WOGO’s campaign is #Cargo4WOGO. You can sponsor pounds of cargo to help us continue our mission to provide life-changing […]

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PRESS RELEASE — WOGO Welcomes New Surgeon to Team

NEWS RELEASE May 8, 2018 WOGO Welcomes New Surgeon to Team ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – May 8, 2018 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO)recently completed their fifth medical mission trip providing free joint replacement surgeries to those in need, this time in Havana, Cuba. At the conclusion of the mission the team of female orthopaedic surgeons […]

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That’s A Wrap!

Watching a team of more than 70 people come together and work as a well-oiled machine is a very satisfying thing. Adding in the large team from CIMEQ hospital who worked alongside us here in Havana, it’s incredible what was achieved. With so many personalities and work styles you could imagine things could get pretty […]

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In Our Own Words

Often it’s difficult to find the right words about what we experience during a WOGO Medical Mission. There is always high emotion during a trip. There are always long days and sometimes my brain is too exhausted to tell the story. Today it seems our team members are finding the words that I want to […]

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Art Can Change a Landscape and a Soul

Before every medical mission, we spend time learning about the arts and culture of the community we are preparing to visit.  By learning about the people and cultures we visit, our minds are expanded and our lives our enhanced by the new knowledge and experience. The culture of Cuba is a melting pot of influences […]

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New Scholarship for College Student Interested in Medicine

Thank you to everyone who applied for the scholarship. The application process is now closed.   WOGO is pleased to announce the new Operation Walk scholarship for a college student who is interested in medicine. This scholarship is for a college student interested in medicine wishing to participate in our upcoming medical mission to Cuba […]

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