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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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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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Giving Tuesday

#Cargo4WOGO is Happening Now!

 — “I love everything about the holidays: the decorations, the parties, and spending time with friends and family. What I love most is that feeling of giving back. Every bit counts.” – Brad Goreski — We invite you to join the WOGO team in participating in 2017’s #GivingTuesday campaign in support of our efforts to […]

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PRESS RELEASE – WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

PRESS RELEASE  WOGO Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Support Upcoming Medical Missions to Restore Mobility in Developing Nations  Roanoke, VA October 4, 2017 – Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. […]

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Habana Vieja

Last week our Team Leaders were in Havana, Cuba conducting the Pre-Trip for our upcoming, 2018 medical mission. The trip was a success and the WOGO team will dive right into the detailed planning and programming for the April trip. A Pre-Trip is an important part of every medical mission. On the trip, team leaders […]

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