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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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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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Diagnosis: Thick Knees

The knee is “the largest and most complicated joint in the human body.[2] … Since in humans the knee supports nearly the whole weight of the body, it is the joint most vulnerable to both acute injury and to the development of osteoarthritis.” The WOGO Surgeons can repair the damage of osteoarthritis and rebuild or […]

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Medical Mission Announcement

WOGO News Announcement: With the continued political instability and US state department travel advisory (level 4), WOGO must continue to postpone our planned medical mission to Bolivia. We are changing the location for our 2020 trip. Our 2020 medical mission location will be the country Guyana. We will begin planning the trip immediately. We plan […]

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