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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Short Visit to Antigua
Last weekend the WOGO pre-trip team traveled to Antigua, Guatemala to meet with the hospital leadership and staff in preparation for our July medical mission. It was like coming home. Guatemala was the site of our second medical mission in 2011. We adored the town of Antigua and the wonderful people we met there. Returning […]
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 […]
NEWS: WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for 2022
Press Announcement Tuesday, June 8, 2021 for immediate Release WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for 2022 Roanoke, VA – June 8, 2022 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO.org) announced their return to their work restoring mobility today. The team will travel to Antigua, Guatemala in July of 2022. The team is eager to return to […]
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 […]
“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 […]