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Buenos Dios Bolivia!

Just a few days ago we returned from Santa Cruz, Bolivia and our Pre-Trip to kick-off the serious planning for our January 2020 medical mission to Hospital San Juan de Dios. It was a busy and successful trip and we are feeling really good about our upcoming time working there. Santa Cruz de la Sierra is […]

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Tiffany Turner of Soles 4 Souls fits a child with new shoes during our 2018 trip in Havana, Cuba. This was WOGO and Soles 4 Souls 4th trip together.

Reaching out Beyond the Hospitals

Our mission carries further than our work to complete joint replacement surgeries in developing countries. We want to empower, educate and engage women and their larger communities. Empower–WOGO provides free life-altering orthopaedic surgery that eliminates debilitating arthritis and restores disabled joints so that patients can reclaim their ability to care for themselves, their families and […]

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WOGO wins Sharecare Award

Please join us in celebrating WOGO’s Congo Medical Mission video, winner of the Health/Science: Program/Special ShareCare award! This Thursday, WOGO Surgeons, Dr. Robyn Hakanson and Dr. Kathleen Hogan were on hand in Atlanta, Georgia at the Sharecare Awards Ceremony. They were thrilled to receive the award on behalf of WOGO and EBU Productions, the company who created […]

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PRESS RELEASE – WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for Bolivia

Press Announcement Monday, February 11, 2019 for immediate Release WOGO Team Sets Medical Mission for Bolivia Roanoke, Virginia – February 11, 2019 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) announces the location of their next medical mission. The team will travel to Santa Cruz, Bolivia to work in the Hospital San Juan de Dios, Santa Cruz.The […]

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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 is a Finalist in the ShareCare Awards – You can VOTE!

BIG NEWS! Please join us in celebrating that WOGO’s Congo Medical Mission video is a finalist in the ShareCare awards! News Release: https://about.sharecare.com/press-releases/sharecare-names-finalists-for-inaugural-sharecare-awards Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced the finalists in the Sharecare Awards, a competition to inspire and honor the creators of health […]

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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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100 Days to Go!

100 days from now, the WOGO team departs for Cuba.  The final countdown is upon us. Each and every team member has some sort of preparation to complete, and we are finalizing our plans for hotels, restaurants, transportation, deliveries and shipping all of the final details are to come. Team members are pulling out their […]

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