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WOGO is seeking applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarship

Roanoke, Virginia – April 1, 2024 – WOGO is seeking applicants for our Medical Mission Scholarships. Application is open to Medical Students and/or Orthopedic Residents wishing to participate in our upcoming medical mission to Tanzania in February 2025. The Tanzania medical mission will occur February 7-14, 2025 and may include additional travel days. Please download […]

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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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Where in the World will WOGO go?

Planning for our next medical mission is underway. We are in the process of vetting our next location. This is a detailed process that includes lots of moving parts. Right now, we are emailing and calling with people at the prospective locations. On hand we have the WOGO lead surgeons for the 2019 medical mission, […]

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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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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Boy, a lot has been happening! The WOGO early team arrived in Havana, Cuba on Monday and spent the Tuesday and Wednesday setting up the OR, Floor, Central Processing and Warehouse areas for our team. Our Cuban counterparts are so incredibly warm and welcoming, it makes all the hard work so easy. Yesterday, the bulk […]

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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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