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NEWS: WOGO Team Sets Next Medical Mission

Roanoke, Virginia – January 11, 2024 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) announces the location of their next medical mission. In 2025, the team will return to Arusha, Tanzania to work at the Arusha Lutheran Medical Centre (ALMC) hospital. Dr. Robyn Hakanson, WOGO surgeon and founding member stated, “We are so delighted with the work […]

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Looking Back at Guyana

The WOGO team traveled to Georgetown, Guyana with 72 team members in November 2023. We had quite a large team, our size increased because we brought 5 Residents, Students and a Fellow along with us – always wonderful when we can do this. The team completed an extraordinary 62 total knee replacement surgeries. Patients were […]

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NEWS: WOGO Wins Sharecare Award!

This Tuesday, Sharecare and Jesse Palmer presented WOGO with the Social Storyteller award. We won for our Giving Tuesday video. We are so proud of this honor. You can see the award presentation here. Thank you so much to our video team Steve and Alex from Emerging Light Media – you tell our story so […]

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NEWS: WOGO named finalist in 2023 Sharecare Awards

Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO) competes for Sharing Care Award, open for public voting through June 16, 2023         ROANOKE, VA – June 6, 2023 – Women Orthopaedic Global Outreach (WOGO) today announced that two videos “Maria Luisa’s Story”/WOGO and “WOGO Giving Tuesday Promo”/WOGO were named a finalist in the 2023 Sharecare Awards, which recognize best-in-class productions […]

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WOGO Continues to be Part of the Global Giving Tuesday Movement

Roanoke, Virginia, November 1, 2022 – This Giving Tuesday, Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) will celebrate giving for the eighth year with our #Knees4WOGO campaign. WOGO believes in the power of the global giving movement. This Giving Tuesday, WOGO’s goal is to fund our patients’ total joint replacement surgeries for the team’s 2023 medical mission […]

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WOGO is seeking applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarship

Roanoke, Virginia – October 6, 2022 –  WOGO is seeking applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarships. Application is open to Medical Students, Orthopedic Residents and/or Fellows wishing to participate in our upcoming medical mission to Guyana in November 2023. All applications are due in their entirety by December 7, 2022. APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED. Thank […]

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NEWS: WOGO Team Sets Next Medical Mission

Wednesday, October 5 for immediate Release WOGO Team Sets Next Medical Mission Roanoke, Virginia – October 5, 2022 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) announces the location of their next medical mission. In 2023, the team will travel to Georgetown, Guyana to work in the Georgetown Public Hospital. Dr. Robyn Hakanson, WOGO surgeon and founding […]

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Mission Success!

We met the challenges and we finished strong! The WOGO team traveled to Guatemala with 67 team members. 27 of them were new to WOGO and of those, 24 had never participated in a medical mission before. This is the most newbie’s we’ve had since we began and we are proud to say they showed […]

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