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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. Applications should be submitted to […]

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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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Buenos Dias!

The WOGO team has been hard at work in Antigua Guatemala this week. We are providing free, life-changing joint replacement surgeries to people in need. It’s been a challenging but successful trip thus far. The early team arrived on Thursday and started unpacking 9000 pounds of cargo. Our cargo contains everything we need for our […]

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Twenty-One More Days!

We are twenty-one days away from the team’s departure for Antigua, Guatemala.  We are packed, our Cargo has shipped and the team is making final plans for the first medical mission since 2018. Our plan is to provide as many free life-changing joint replacement surgeries as we can during our time in Antigua. We want […]

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Let the Planning Commence!

Planning for a medical mission trip takes many tiny steps and several large ones. Beginning steps include picking dates we hope will work for the hospital we are traveling to. We were lucky to get a great week to head to Guatemala. Our surgeons are in the process of reviewing the WOGO volunteer list to […]

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Twenty-One Sleeps

Remember counting down when you were a kid? One month to go! Thirty sleeps to go! Twenty-nine, twenty-eight… Counting sleeps until an exciting day or event arrived.  Well that’s how we feel about GivingTuesday every year!  GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the […]

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Missing You

“I spend my time Thinking about you And it’s almost driving me wild And that’s my heart that’s breaking Down this long-distance line tonight” John Waite, “Missing You” Boy do we miss our team, our patients, our colleagues around the world. We miss traveling, doing the work, helping people. We miss our outreach programs and […]

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